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RenatoGBright and warm day  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 20, 2008

RenatoG

Beautiful climb, but bad snow: too warm (between 4°C and 10°C at 2000m!!!!). Some danger of avalanche on the slopes in shadow: seen and heard a couple of avalanches...
Here a short movie of the climb:
Pizzo Cefalone movie

And here some pic:
At the exit of the couloir

At the exit of the couloir #2

At the middle of the route

The last slopes

A view of the "Pizzo"

The avalanche

Sunset on Pizzo Cefalone

Corno Grande from the summit

Panorama from the summit
Posted Jan 24, 2008 5:16 pm

RenatoGWe miss the summit...
Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2007

RenatoG

After most of a week of bad weather, we come back in Gran Sasso-group the second day of sun... We avoid austere and long couloirs of Corno Grande and decide to get the easiest Pizzo Cefalone;in fact the route is for 90% on a ridge, with no risk of avalanche. Unfortunately, we arrived too late at the base of the short couloir that put on the final ridge, and many pieces of snow and stones were falling due to sun heating... Too dangerous, it isn't worth it!
Posted Apr 2, 2007 1:01 pm

LupinoWinter SE climb

Lupino

Ascent in a very deep snow
Posted Sep 7, 2006 7:16 am

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