|The eastern margin of Lepontine Alps just before the Passo dello Spluga (Splügenpass), |
this is the highest and one of the most climbed summits of the Valle Spluga
It is the main mountain of a long and big ridge that goes to south till Como lake..
Its summit is a long narrow horizontal ridge : excellent panoramic point and easy to climb, that's why in all seasons people want to get it.
|rope and iceaxe useful in early season|
starting from Montespluga :
starting from Passo Spluga :
starting from Splügen Ski area
approaching Pizzo Tambò from Val Curciusa (western border of the big ridge) can be fine but requires a lot of walking and parhaps a bivouac in an almost desert area
ski mountaneering info
|starting from Milano (Italy) by car : |
starting from Chur (CH)
The usual starting points are Montespluga, Splügen Pass
|almost all year long (dicember and january not always are good) |
wonderful ski-mountaneering in late winter and spring
amusing easy climbs in summer
beware of bad weather, storms and lightnings can be dangerous here (this mountain is not so low).
|no need, |
this summit can be climbed in one day trip from the north-western area of Lombardia (I) or Canton Ticino (CH).
Some little hotel in Montespluga allows early morning starts for ski-mountanering
|Switzerland is out of Schengen, you need identity document|