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From Oberalppass (Normal route) Pazolastock / Piz Nurschalas 2739 m

  • Difficulty
    PD
  • Ascent
    2–2 h, 700 m
  • Descent
    700 m
  • Exposition
    NE, E

This is a classic ski tour from Oberalppass. In winter the col is only accessible by train. Several descents back to the railway station can be envisaged.

Route description

Oberalppass - Pazolastock

From the Oberalppass railway station (2044 m) ascend the slopes of Puozas dil Lai southward via P. 2375 to reach the east ridge. Cross the ridge at ca. 2530 m. Traverse the south-east face to reach the saddle at 2685  m. Follow the south ridge past the army barrack to reach the highest point.

Descent

On the ascent

Additional information

Departure and arrival point

Oberalppass (2041 m)

Remarks

After a snowfall the wide slopes require caution.

Route number

900a

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