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Hiking trail

23 lakes, crystalline bedrock, rare plant species and a fantasy world of dragons and dwarfs all contribute to Macun’s renown as one of the pearls of the National Park.

Since 1st August 2000 the Macun lakes and their surroundings, which belong to the municipality of Lavin, are part of the Swiss National Park.
This is a long and challenging high mountain excursion, suitable only for seasoned, sure-footed walkers with a head for heights.

Particularities
View from Munt Baselgia, Macun lakes, crystalline soil flora, pygmy buttercup, rock glacier

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With taxi service: 700 m (ascent)
Difficulty: white-red-white / difficult
Surefootedness and suitable equipment are essential for this walk. Icy paths or snow must be reckoned with at all times in the region of Munt Baselgia.

Arrival
Starting and end point can be reached by train (train station: Zernez, Lavin).
In the summer taxi service (Tel. +41 79 103 20 20) from Zernez.

Season

July, August, September, October

Route-information

Length
21.00 km
Vertical heigth
1400 m
Time required
8 hours
Level technique
Hard
Level condition
Hard

Arrival

Starting point
Zernez (Altitude: 1471 m)
Arrival by public transport (stop/station)
Zernez Timetable SBB
Destination
Lavin (Altitude: 1431 m)
Arrival by public transport (stop/station)
Lavin, Bahnhof Timetable SBB

Infrastructure

  • Picnicplace

Documents

The offer is suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children >12 years
  • 50+
  • Families
  • Groups

Contact

Nationalparkzentrum
Urtatsch 2
7530 Zernez
Telephone +41 (0)81 851 41 41
Mobile -
http://www.nationalparkzentrum.ch

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