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Monte Tamaro "from the backdoor" and Monte Gradiccioli

Hosted by the Consul of the Lugano Excursions & Leisure Group
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Took place 1 month ago
Sat 05 Sep 08:30 - 18:00

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Hi Walkies,

Northern Ticino will be cloudy, with chance of rain on Sunday, and Saturday hazy, with limited visibility. Not ideal for our plan. So, we change to Saturday, and go further south: the famous Monte Tamaro, but from the back side, Alpe di Neggia. We will meet for coffee at the ritrovo Alpe di Neggia, then up to Tamaro, from there we will continue to Monte Gradiccioli, and circle back to Alpe di Neggia.

Shorter options: 1. only Monte Tamaro and back 2. Full walk, minus climbing to Monte Gradiccioli.

Difficulty: T2 (on a scale from Protected content . Regular mountain hike.

Full walk:
Uphill: ca. Protected content (not all at once. see map.)
Downhill: 1,090 m
Distance: 10.6 km.
Map: Protected content

Shorter option 1: Uphill/downhill 590m. Distance: 5.8km.
Shorter option 2: Uphill: 720m; Downhill: 910m. Distance: 8.7km

Bring:
Hiking shoes
Sticks (recommended)
Water
Food for picnic
Sunscreen
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Cheers,
DJ