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At the Monte Mottarone

· 3 reviews · Mountain tour · Valais Alps
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  • View to the Val Grande
    / View to the Val Grande
    Photo: Wolfgang Schulz, DAV Sektion Schwaben
  • / Over the Lago Maggiore
    Photo: Wolfgang Schulz, DAV Sektion Schwaben
  • / The "Nilpferdfelsen"
    Photo: Wolfgang Schulz, DAV Sektion Schwaben
  • / On the march to Monte Zucchero
    Photo: Wolfgang Schulz, DAV Sektion Schwaben
  • / At the alp Nuovo
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  • / Wild water
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  • / View to the Isola Bella
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  • / The summit cross on Monte Zucchero
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  • / Over the Stronatal
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Panoramic hike high above Lake Maggiore. A fantastic summit show from the Valais Alps to the Rhaetian Alps.
moderate
Distance 5.4 km
1:33 h
335 m
442 m
1,486 m
1,170 m
The tour follows fixed paths and mountain trails.
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Author
Wolfgang Schulz
Update: August 10, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
Bergstation des Sesselliftes, 1,486 m
Lowest point
Alpe Nuovo, 1,170 m
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Safety information

Be careful when wet. Risk of slipping.

Stepping safety required.

Tips and hints

This tour was explored and developed by tour guide H. Reinhard Rupf (Stuttgart).

Start

Coordinates:
DD
45.881440, 8.453636
DMS
45°52'53.2"N 8°27'13.1"E
UTM
32T 457603 5081019
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Turn-by-turn directions

By cableway from Stresa to Monte Mottarone - chairlift top station - descent to Alpe Nuovo - detour to Monte Zucchero - ascent through the forest to Rifugio delle Stelle - along the road to the cableway top station.

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

Turin is connected to the international rail network via Milan. All cities in Piedmont can be reached by train. Airports in Turin and Milan.

Getting there

Bregenz - Swiss border crossing Diepoldsau - on the E43 over the S. Bernardino to Bellinzona - Lago Maggiore - Stresa.

Parking

At the valley station of the cable car.

Coordinates

DD
45.881440, 8.453636
DMS
45°52'53.2"N 8°27'13.1"E
UTM
32T 457603 5081019
w3w 
///removers.polystyrene.museum
Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

Author’s map recommendations

Carta Escursionistica Transfrontaliera Lago d'Orta (Club Alpino Italiano)

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Equipment

Standard mountain hiking equipment. GPS. Telescopic walking sticks recommended.

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Rating

5.0
(3)
Ralf Ackermann 
November 11, 2021 · Community
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When did you do this route? November 09, 2021
Thomas Bause
November 04, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? October 14, 2020
Seilbahn ab Stresa, anschließend Umstieg auf Sessellift
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Alpe Nuovo
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Aussicht vom Monte Zughero
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Heike Pfister
October 05, 2020 · Community
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When did you do this route? September 29, 2020
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
5.4 km
Duration
1:33 h
Ascent
335 m
Descent
442 m
Highest point
1,486 m
Lowest point
1,170 m
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