On the road in the mountains

Alps and mountain huts

Alp Laret im Unterengadin – © Andrea Badrutt, Chur
Mountain huts are the ideal starting point for various hikes, mountain tours and summit ascents. In addition to the various mountain huts, our managed alps also invite you to take a cosy break.

Sleeping in the mountains

Huts with overnight accommodation

There are various mountain huts in the Lower Engadine where it is also possible to stay overnight. Please note that this is only possible by prior arrangement.

Fine things in the mountains

Self-catering huts & managed alps

In addition to the SAC huts, there are numerous, managed alpine as well as self-catering huts to discover. We recommend that you call ahead to make sure the huts are open.

Enjoyment in the mountains

Mountain restaurants

The Lower Engadine is also characterised by a nice selection of mountain restaurants to discover. Plan the following suggestions directly into your next tour.

What goes into the backpack

Packing list

The equipment is the be-all and end-all and can be decisive for how the tour goes. We have put together a packing list for you with some suggestions.

First aid:

  • Blister plasters
  • Lighter
  • Compass
  • Emergency first-aid kit
  • Tape
  • Pocket knife

Clothing:

  • Spare T-shirt
  • Functional underwear
  • Fleece jacket
  • Cap
  • Rain jacket
  • Rain trousers
  • Headband


Material / Miscellaneous:

  • Cash
  • Binoculars
  • Maps
  • Rain cover for the backpack
  • Sunglasses / glacier goggles
  • Headlamp
  • Sun cream
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Drinking bottle or hydration system (min. 1.5 litres)
  • Food (fruit, chocolate)
  • Adjustable hiking poles
  • Hiking rucksack (approx. 20 litres or as required)