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

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

 

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Created/Edited: Jul 14, 2013 / Sep 30, 2013

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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.

Valpelline Valley


 
Becca Rayette or Bec d Epicoun
Becca Rayette or Bec d'Epicou 3529m






BECCA RAYETTE or BEC D'EPICOUN 3529m
    First ascent (N Ridge): J. J, Weilenmann and Joseph Gillioz, (Jul 21th, 1866).
    Difficulty: PD.
    Difference in height: About 1835m (from Ruz Village).
    Refuge: Rifugio Crete Sèche (2410m). Places when open: 88. Winter hut: 8 places. Bivacco fisso Franco Spataro (2600m), 9 places.
    Ascent time: 6,00-6,30 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



GRAN BECCA BLANCHEN 3580m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



LA SENGLA 3714m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



MONT BRULÉ 3591m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



TÊTE DE VALPELLINE 3802m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.

Refuges telephone numbers

Books and Maps

BOOKS:

  • "Guida dei Monti d'Italia - Alpi Pennine (Vol. 2)" di Gino Buscaini - Club Alpino Italiano/Turing Club Italiano, Luglio 1970 (In Italian).
  • "Diari Alpinistici" di Osvaldo Cardellina e Indice Generale accompagnato da Schedario Relazioni Ascensioni 1964-2013 (inediti).
  • "Guida delle Alpi Occidentali" di Giovanni Bobba e Luigi Vaccarone C.A.I. Sezione di Torino Volume II (parte II), 25 Maggio 1896.
  • "Rifugi e bivacchi in Valle d'Aosta", di Cosimo Zappelli aggiornata da Pietro Giglio, Musumeci Editore, Luglio 2002.
  • "I Rifugi della Valle d'Aosta" di Stefano Ardito, Ed. Guide iter, Febbraio 2003.
MAPS:
  • Kompass "Breuil/Cervinia-Zermatt" Carta turistica 1:50.000.
  • I.G.C. Istituto Geografico Centrale "La Valpelline Valle di Ollomont Valle di Saint Barthélemy" (carta n°115) Map1:30.000.
  • Studio F.M.B. "Cervino Monte Rosa" Bologna 1:50.000.
  • L'Escursionista "Valpelline-Saint Barthélemy" Carta dei sentieri (n°6) 1:25.000.

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

Tête de Valpelline Becca Rayette or Bec d\'Epicoun