Piz Palü, Pers Glacier, Morteratsch Glacier, Bernina Range, Engadine, Switzerland.
A hiker walks along the Morteratsch Glacier in the Bernina Range, Engadine, Switzerland, the Alps, Europe. Pers Glacier flows from Piz Palü (3901 meters or 12,799 feet) into the Morteratsch Glacier (Romansh: Vadret da Morteratsch) in the Bernina massif, in Upper Engadine. A favorite walk is from Morteratsch (second train stop from Pontresina towards Bernina Pass) to Refuge Boval, which has a restaurant and overnight lodging. The trail is well graded 5 or 6 miles round trip with 2700 feet gain. Return via lower trail for partial loop. The Swiss valley of Engadine translates as the garden of the En (or Inn) River (Engadin in German, Engiadina in Romansh, Engadina in Italian). Published in Wilderness Travel Catalog of Adventures 2013.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download