AOSTA VALLEY in SUMMITS MOUNT VELAN EKITS OUT to HORNS
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Mont Velan's HORNS
EXITS OUT toward the HORNS
ROUTES about 850/900 metres high
From left (West):
*** Hannibal West Crest of Quota 3678m to Ice Cup Mount Velan Summit;
on August 31th, 1779 (in first absolute ascent);
In Summer 1826 (entirely in descent, after the third ascent absolute).
S-SW Ridge July 27th, 1997, in descent from Quota 3650m.
C1ter Diagonal Route to West Triple Brèche July 15th, 1976, in ascent (3628/30m~).
Western Great Couloir
C1)- August 16th, 1890, in descent;
June 14th, 1904 in ascent (partially), from Faceballa Saddle.
December 28th, 1904 (idem in First winter absolute of mountain and integral in descent).
Routes from (in descent) also towards the (in ascent) Quota 3650m; also from or to West Triple Brèche (3628/30m~).
Minihorn Central Triple Brèche (3608m~); - - - - c1a)- July 18th, 1997, in descent.
Brokenhorn East Triple Brèche (3605m~); ....... c1b)- July 18th, 1997, in ascent.
West Horn 3620m; A)- July 25th, 1997, in ascent by "Hourglass Pillar".
West Horn Western Brèche (3610/2m~); c2)- July 25th, 1997, in descent by "Narrow Gully/Couloir".
East Horn 3618m~; B)- September 27th, 1998, in ascent by Southern Pillar with integral descent by C1 into the great Southern Couloir.
West Horn Western Brèche (3610/2m~) from base, Central Pillar, Central Great Couloir and cross on Southern Pillar ; c2/a)- June 28th, 1920.
*** NE Ridge from Valsorey Pass (3107m); on Summer 1826 (third absolute of mountain ascent) in higher part; July 15th, 1976 first entire and integral, in descent.