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Trient Gorge & Pissevache waterfall

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  • Trient Gorge & Pissevache waterfall
    Trient Gorge & Pissevache waterfall
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The Trient torrent, which flows from the glacier of the same name, gouged the 200 metre-deep gorge in the rocks. A 187-metre-high bridge built in 1934 connects the two walls of the gorge, and there is a trail along the water below. This gorge is a paradise for climbers and botanists alike. The impressive, 114-metre-high "Pissevache" waterfall is also worth a visit.
In the year 1779, Goethe wrote: "There we were at last, facing the waterfall which surely deserves greater fame than many on this earth. […] We climbed all about, and sat by the waters with a yearning deep within, wishing to remain for hours, nay days of our lives in this place of enchantment."
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Update: May 16, 2018

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2'568'256E 1'110'357N
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46.143945, 7.027826
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46°08'38.2"N 7°01'40.2"E
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32T 347687 5111931
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