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Ringelspitz / Piz Barghis 3247m

Ringelspitz von der Ringelspitzhütte aus
Ringelspitz / Piz Barghis

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The demanding ascent requires high altitude touring experience. Thanks to its completely open position, from the summit you have an extensive view from the Ötztal Alps to the Weisshorn in Valais.


Ringelspitz (Romansh: Piz Barghis) lies directly on the border between the cantons of Graubünden and St. Gallen. Due to its detached location it offers a spectacular panoramic view, far into the surrounding mountains. However, the climb is challenging. It requires experience in alpine tours as well as a solid grasp of rope handling and route finding. The route across the central ridge leads over firn ice, glaciers and grade 4 climbing passages. Difficult passages are provided with bolts, hooks and abseiling equipment. Total climbing time is approx. 5 hours from Ringelspitz cabin (

The Ringelspitz massif is located in the heard of the Tectonic Arena Sardona, a UNESCO World Heritage site. At the Tectonic Arena Sardona, the diverse phenomena of Alpine formation become visible and tangible in the midst of a unique and breathtaking natural landscape. Further information:


Ringelspitz / Piz Barghis 3247m

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