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The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no (Ferret Valley)

 
The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no <b>(Ferret Valley)</b>

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Location: Aosta Valley, Italy, Europe

Object Title: The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no (Ferret Valley)

 

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Overview


The Aosta Valley (Italy) is one of the most famous and beautiful mountainous countries in the world. It holds many impressive mountains like Monte Bianco, Monte Rosa, Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) and Gran Paradiso. But there are also many 3500 meters peaks which are well known all over the world: For example the impressive Aiguille Noire de Peuterey and almost as impressive; Herbetet, Aiguille de Trélatête, Grivola, Mont Vélan, Becca di Luseney and many others.

La Valle d'Aosta (Italia), è una delle più famose e belle regioni di montagna del mondo. Contiene molte montagne imponenti come il Monte Bianco, il Monte Rosa, il Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) e il Gran Paradiso. Esistono però anche moltissime vette di oltre 3.500 metri molto conosciute dagli alpinisti come l'imponente Aiguille Noire de Peuterey, l'Herbetet, l'Aiguille de Trélatête, la Grivola, il Mont Vélan, la Becca di Luseney e molte altre.

Ferret Valley


 
Aiguilles Marbrèes
Aiguilles Marbrées 3536m







AIGUILLES MARBRÉES 3536m
    First ascent: A. Hess, O. Leitz and Laurent Croux, (Jul 22th, 1898).
    Difficulty: PD.
    Difference in height: About 165m from ref. Torino.
    Refuge: Rifugio Torino (3375m). Places when open: 190 places.
    Ascent time: 1,30-2,00 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



 
The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no
Punta Young 3996m










GRANDES JORASSES PUNTA YOUNG 3996m
    First ascent: Enrico Peyronel and Walter Bonatti, (Jul 17th, 1952).
    Difficulty: TD+
    Difference in height: About 2403m from Planpincieux.
    Refuge: Rifugio Gabriele Boccalatte-Mario Piolti (2804m). Places when open: 25. Winter hut: 25 places.
    Ascent time: 12,00-12,30 hours.
    Descent: From normal route
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, nuts, friends, ice axe, and crampons.



 
Petites Jorasses
Petites Jorasses 3650m







PETITES JORASSES 3650m
    First ascent: Albert Guyard, Henri Devouassoud and Auguste Cupelin, (Sep 23th,1876).
    Difficulty: AD.
    Difference in height:
    Refuge: Bivacco fisso Giusto Gervasutti (2835m), 10 places.
    Ascent time: 8,00-9,30 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



 
Pointe des Hiorondelles
Pointe des Hirondelles 3519m







POINTE DES HIRONDELLES 3519m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



 
Mont Greuvetta
Mont Greuvetta 3684m









MONT GREUVETTA 3684m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



 
Aiguille de Leschaux
Aiguille de Leschaux 33759m







AIGUILLE DE LESCHAUX 3759m
    First ascent: J. A. G. Marshall, T. S. Kennedy, Johann Fischer and Julien Grande, (Jul 14th, 1872).
    Difficulty: AD+.
    Difference in height: About 2120m (from La Vachey Village).
    Refuge: Bivacco fisso Giusto Gervasutti (2835m), 10 places.
    Ascent time: 8,00-9,00 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.


AIGUILLE DE TALÈFRE 3730m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



AIGUILLE SAVOIE 3604m
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PUNTA ISABELLA 3761m
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AIGUILLE DE TRIOLET 3870m
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POINTE DU DOMINO 3648m
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Mont Dolent
Mont Dolent 3819m







MONT DOLENT 3819m
    First ascent: Edward Whymper, Antony Adams Reilly, Michel Croz, Henry Charlet and Michel Payot, (Jul 09th, 1864).
    Difficulty: PD+.
    Difference in height: About 2050m (from Arnouva Village).
    Refuge: Bivacco fisso Cesare Fiorio (2800m), 20 places.
    Ascent time: 6,00-7,00 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



MONT GRAPILLON 3576m
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Refuges telephone numbers

Books and Maps

BOOKS:

  • "Guida delle Alpi Occidentali", di Giovanni Bobba e Luigi Vaccarone C.A.I. Sezione di Torino Volume II (parte II), 25 Maggio 1896.
  • "Guida dei Monti d'Italia-Monte Bianco" (Vol. I°) di Gino Buscaini-Club Alpino Italiano/Turing Club Italiano, 1994 (in Italian).
  • "I Rifugi della Valle d'Aosta" di Stefano Ardito, Ed. Guide iter, Febbraio 2003.
  • "A piedi in Valle d'Aosta" (Vol. 1), di Stefano Ardito, Ed. Guide iter, Giugno 2003.
  • "80 itinerari di Escursionismo Alpinismo e Sci Alpinismo in Valle d'Aosta", di Osvaldo Cardellina, Ed. Musumeci, Giugno 1977 (in Italian); seconda Ed. Luglio 1981; terza Ed. Luglio 1984; (in French), prima Ed. Febbraio 1978; seconda Ed. Marzo 1980.
MAPS:
  • Kompass "Massiccio del Monte Bianco Valle d'Aosta Sentieri e Rifugi" Carta turistica 1:50.000.
  • I.G.C. Istituto Geografico Centrale Torino "Massiccio del Monte Bianco" (n°4), Torino, 1998 1:50.000.
  • I.G.C. Istituto Geografico Centrale Torino "Monte Bianco-Courmayeur-Chamonix-La Thuile" (n°107), 1:25.000.
  • Kompass "Massiccio del Monte Bianco Valle d'Aosta" Carta escursioni, bike e sci alpinismo 1:50.000.
  • L'Escursionista "Monte Bianco Courmayeur" (n°1) Edizioni Rimini 2004 1:25.000.
  • IGN Carte de randonnée CHAMONIX - MASSIF DU MONT BLANC 3630 OT 1:25.000.
  • Edizioni Tabacco "Mont Blanc" Udine, 1978 1:50.000.
  • Studio F.M.B. Bologna 1988 "Monte Bianco-Mont Blanc" 1:50.000.
  • IGN institut géographique national genoble mont-blanc parc national de la vanoise (n°53), 1:100.000.

Important Information

Useful numbers

  • Protezione Civile Valdostana località Aeroporto 7/A Saint Christophe (Ao) Tel. 0165-238222.
  • Bollettino Meteo (weather info) Tel. 0165-44113.
  • Unità Operativa di Soccorso Sanitario Tel. 118.

Images

The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no Aiguilles MarbrèesThe famous 3500m in the Aosta ValleyMont DolentMont GreuvettaPetites JorassesAiguille de Leschaux
Pointe des Hiorondelles