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Hiking or climbing on routes in alpine terrain requires good physical health, meticulous preparation and technical skills in mountain sports. The routes presented here are undertaken at one’s own risk. If you want to safely practice mountain sports, taking training courses run by experts is highly recommended by the SAC. All the contents of the SAC Route Portal are put together with utmost diligence. However, the Swiss Alpine Club and the authors cannot guarantee that the information provided here is up-do-date, correct and complete. Therefore, the SAC and the authors cannot be held liable for possible errors.

Monte Generoso 1700 m Mountain hiking

Small, but impressive mountain on the border between Italy and Switzerland, with contrasting appearances: the north and west sides are characterised by wild flanks with sloping walls and dominate the Lago di Lugano; the south and east flanks on the other hand hold gentle slopes with large pastures that delight the eye, along with easy hiking trails. From Capolago there is a cable car to the summit (operating from early January to early April), from Mendrisio there is also a road to Bellavista (1202 m).

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