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Piz Badile, North-East Wall 
Pizzi Gemelli  
Sciora Dafora (or Sciora di Fuori) 

Bergell Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Dan Flynn on Aug 28, 2012  with updates from Jacek Czyz
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BETA PHOTO: Val Bondasca, home of Piz Badile and Sciora Dafora...


Sweeping sheets of clean granite spread out over chains of mountains, the Bergell valley (Val Bregaglia) offers alpine adventures for the the plaisir climbers and many opportunities for more wild times.

A ring of huts provide base camps for the well-heeled (See Sasc Furä and Capana di Sciora on the Swiss side, Rifugio Gianetti on the Italian side). Camping tolerated pretty much anywhere in the alpine.

See the Bergell description on the Italian page for more info. But a lot of the good climbing starts in Swtizerland!

Getting There 

To Sasc Furä:

Public transit: Train to St. Moritz, bus to Bondo. About 3 hr hike from town.

Car: purchase 12 chf toll in Bondo at the start of the mtn road, drive to the parking lot. Best path to the capanna starts at *bottom* of the parking lot, crossing the river immediately.

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 13.9 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Bergell

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Bergell:
Via Cassin   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 22 pitches, 2750'   Piz Badile, North-East Wall
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Featured Route For Bergell
Rock Climbing Photo: Big east face of the Bügeleisen.

Bügeleisen 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  Europe : Switzerland : ... : Pizzi Gemelli
The Bügeleisen is a classic "plaisir" multi pitch route on good granite with great position in a stunning location. As such, it’s a popular venue with especially guided groups which take advantage of the nearby hut.14 or 15 pitches, some long enough to gobble up most of a 50m rope. The route feels fairly consistent from pitch-to-pitch with the easier pitches up high. For fit climbers comfortable at the grade, plan on 3-4 hours for the ascent, and, half that for...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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By Jacek Czyz
From: Chicago, Summit CO; PL
Mar 23, 2016
I just add the scan of the Bondasca Valley from ( . Excellent for navigation in Swiss. You can zoom in and see the map. Also you can search, calculate gain, distance and required time for chosen points.
By Dan Flynn
From: MA
Mar 27, 2016
Thanks for adding this! is a great resource; you can even see individual houses on the fine scale maps..

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