Excursion of the young geomorphologists (SGmS)

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Ticino, a multi-disciplinary excursion


This year, after the bi-annual meeting of the Swiss Geomorhological Society in Bellinzona, the Young Geomorphologists (YG) representatives propose a three days excursion to discover glaciological field, mountains lakes and periglacial landforms. More specifically, after the end of the meeting in Bellinzona, we will transfer by cars to Cevio, to have dinner and night in a hotel. On 7th, by cars we will arrive at Robièi, take the cablecar and explore the Sentiero glaciologico del Basodino. On 8th, excursion to the Lago Nero and discussion about hydrological and periglacial processes.

Program: Friday, 06.09.2019

Meeting during afternoon in Bellinzona

Transfer by SUPSI cars to Cevio

Dinner and night in the Albergo Posta in Cevio

Program: Saturday, 07.09.2019

Transfer by SUPSI cars to Robièi to take the cable car

Walk to discover the Glaciological trails of Basodino (~ 5 hours, up to 2400 m)

Dinner and night in the CAS Capanna Basodino (1856 m)

Program: Sunday, 08.09.2019

Walk to the Lago Nero area (2387 m), discussion about hydrological research on alpine lake and permafrost monitoring (~ 4.5 hours)

Come back to the cable car at 13.30

Transfer by SUPSI car to Locarno/Bellinzona to take train to Zürich/Lausanne


The participation is free of charge for young geomorphologists members of the SGmS

30.- CHF for non-SGmS members

Included: Accommodation (incl. dinner and breakfast) for two nights

Not included: Lunch for the excursion days, drinks, travel to/from Bellinzona


Register and pay until 15th July via the registration form providing the following information:

Swiss pass for train GA/halftax
Member of Swiss Alpine Club (SAC): Yes / No
Member of SGmS: Yes / No

Further information

The excursion is limited to 15 persons max. The registration is considered as soon as the application has been received. Non-SGmS members are welcome!


Elisa Giaccone, Dorota Czerski, Monica Bulgheroni, Julia Krawielicki, Mario Kummert


  • Glacier de montagne
  • Glaciers
Langues : Anglais