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Big south ridge of Crammont

Big south ridge of Crammont

Big south ridge of Crammont

Page Type: Route

Location: Aosta Valley, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.76490°N / 6.94750°E

Object Title: Big south ridge of Crammont

Route Type: Simply walk up

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: Walk up, ski mountaneering

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Page By: maria grazia s

Created/Edited: May 20, 2004 / Nov 4, 2006

Object ID: 161004

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The first sun on the Monte Bianco Gruop

Starting point: m. 1344
Level 1403 meters
Walk up: 4,30 hours
Path 3-6

Leave the car in Torrent, and follow the road; there is also the path number 3 starting here, but is not in good conditions, better to follow the road for a a couple of hours, till the alp of Noua, m. 2114.

Route Description


There is a small path, number 6, close to some pick pines, that turning east, arrives to the big ridge; from here to the top, no problems at all, symply follow the ridge along the path, sometimes quite steep.
On the east top there is a statue of the virgin, and a flat area, the old bases of the refuge.
The path continue till a second top. The real top is a few meters higher and approx. 80 meters far at your left, but to reach it, you must climb a very thin ridge, suspended between the Ferret Valley and the La Thuile Valley; is not difficult, but very exposed.

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The first light on the Monte...Sunshine on the Monte Bianco...The wide south ridge of Crammont <i>2737m</i>  seen from  the panoramic viewpoint of TĂȘte d\'ArpyMonte Crammont and Berrio Blanc