Piz Senga From Elm Tschinglen via Segnespass and the Southwest flank (Normal route) Piz Segnas 3099 m
- PD, I
- 4:30–5:30 h, 1500 m
- 3–5 h, 1500 m
Varied, easy alpine tour. The Chinglen- and Segnespass huts are two options for dividing the tour into two days.
From Elm Geeren follow the marked footpath along the imposing Tschinglen gorge to Niederenalp at 1480 m. Top station of the cable car.
From the Niederenalp follow the marked footpath, through sometimes quite steep terrain up to Segnespass.
From Segnespass (if ascending from Flims you do not cross the pass) contour along below the west ridge, then continue northeast up the broad slope. At the upper rock band, depending on the snow conditions, you can either climb the projecting rubble covered slabs directly, or bear right to the snowy groove beside it to gain the saddle between Piz Segnas and its southern summit (P. 3010). Follow the ridge easily to the top.
Follow the route of ascent.
From Elm Geeren (without cable car) head to Niederenalp, also known by the locals as "Chinglen". 1 hour longer than with the cable car (+ 450 Hm).
From Segnespass to Piz Segnas the ascent time is about 1¼ hours.
Geeren (Elm) (1037 m)
Start point (without cable car)
On the Segnespass is a hut with 12 places (http://www.segnespass.ch, Telefon: 079 704 05 94).
G. Sand-Frank with Bergführer Heinrich Elmer on 23. Juli 1861