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East ridge from ref. Larcher
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East ridge from ref. Larcher

 
East ridge from ref. Larcher

Page Type: Route

Location: Trentino, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.45000°N / 10.61670°E

Object Title: East ridge from ref. Larcher

Route Type: Mountaineering

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: PD/PD+

Grade: II

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Page By: andrea.it

Created/Edited: May 10, 2005 / May 23, 2008

Object ID: 165002

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Approach

The route is situated in the area of Pejo valley.
Pejo village(1393m) is the starting point of it.
It is reachable from ValCamonica-Lombardia route SS42,or from Val di Sole-Trentino SS42.
From Pejo take the road to "Malga Mare"(from the village 15/20 minutes by car), and possibly leave the car here.
Take the path n.102 directed to the refuge Larcher(2607 m.2/2.30 hours)(tel. 0463/751770 0463/753144).

Route Description

Start quite early(5 o'clock should be fine),and follow the path n.103 to north direction.
In the begin of summer the route is usually covered of late spring snow,but it's impossible to loose the way because the path go across the pass di Forcola (3032 m.) which is very easy to reccognize.
Go to the lowest breach of the ridge that divides the valley where you came from to the opposite side of the mountain that is situated in the region of Alto Adige.
Upon reached the pass,will be visible all the east flank of Monte Cevedale and all the mountains over it.
Than, from this point, follow all the ridge pointing towaeds the summit, first on easy rocks(2° max), and than on ice-snow untill the top of the second and summit of Monte Cevedale(3757 m), also called Zufallspitze.
From here is possible to go all over the ridge between the two summit, and at the end clim the main summit of 3769m.

Essential Gear

Gear for clasic high mountains route.As crampons,axes,helmets and ropes.

Images

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