Rossboda - Guriner Furka


Bosco Gurin

From Rossboda, arrival station of the Ritzberg chairlift that runs form Bosco Gurin to approximately 2'000 m. above sea level, the excursion begins in direction northwest towards Italy.

Following the well-marked path note on the right a typical «torbiera». Continue until reaching the Guriner Furka where there is a nice small alpine lake and a wonderful view over the Formazza Valley.

To return to Bosco Gurin, follow the same path in opposite direction.

Characteristics: rich and varied alpine flora between June and September.


  • Waterproof clothing, light and warm
  • Hiking boots
  • Gloves, sun cap, change of clothes
  • Backpack maximum 5-8 kg
  • First aid kit with penknife
  • Sleeping bag for overnight in alpine hut
  • Torch, sunglasses, sun cream, water-bottle
  • Hiking map/topographic map
  • Compass
  • Camera
  • Food
  • Raincover for backpacks


Montagnepulite: This project was born to promote an effective management and sustainable use of mountain huts in Ticino, and in particular the litter management. The responsible management of litter in the mountains is a matter of common sense. We can all contribute:

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