Bernina Range glaciers, Ova da Roseg river valley, near Pontresina, Engadine, Switzerland.
The icy Bernina Range rises above Ova da Roseg river valley, near Pontresina, Switzerland, in the Bernina Alps, Europe. Tschierva Glacier flows from the peaks clustered on left: Piz Scerscen (3971 m) and Piz Roseg (3937 m/12,917 ft). At right (west), Roseg Glacier flows from Piz Glüschaint (3594 m). Val Roseg is in the Swiss canton of Graubünden (or Grisons / Grigioni / Grischun); the lower Roseg Valley is in Pontresina, whereas the upper valley is in an exclave of Samedan Municipality. Hike from Pontresina up Roseg Valley to Fuorcla Surlej for stunning views of Piz Bernina and Piz Roseg, finishing at Corvatsch Mittelstation Murtel cable car. Walking 14 km, we went up 1100 meters and down 150 m. Optionally shorten the hike to an easy 4 km via round trip lift. The Swiss valley of Engadine translates as the "garden of the En (or Inn) River" (Engadin in German, Engiadina in Romansh, Engadina in Italian), and is part of the Danube basin.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download