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Piz Lischana - crossing from S-charl to San Jon

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  • Auf dem Grat oberhalb des Vadret da Triazza: Man erkennt deutlich den weiteren Wegverlauf.
    Auf dem Grat oberhalb des Vadret da Triazza: Man erkennt deutlich den weiteren Wegverlauf.
    Photo: Claudia Kurzböck, Outdooractive
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difficult
Distance 17.6 km
8:00 h
1,390 m
1,670 m
3,095 m
1,450 m
Prominent hiking 3000m peak in the "Engadine Dolomites". The Piz Lischana became famous in 2011 due to a huge rock fall. Varied Überschreitung (T4). 

Between the broad Inn valley (in Rätoromanic En), the original Valle S-charl and the österian border lies Piz Lischna, a prominent peak of the Sesvenna group. The mountain group consists of dolomite stone, which is why it is also called the "Engadine Dolomites". The Lower Engadine dolomite rightly has a bad reputation among climbers because of its brittleness. In July 2011, 2000 cubic metres of rock broke off the summit. Fortunately, no one was injured. Since there is a risk of further break-offs, the highest point should no longer be accessed. However, the view is also extensive from the "provisional summit" (with summit book) 10 m lower down. Climate change has greatly altered the area: Until the middle of the 19th century, a 4 km2 glacier covered the high plateau south of Piz Lischana. Today, there are numerous small lakes in the lunar landscape;


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