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Francesco De Marchi, Corno Grande first climber

 
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Francesco De Marchi, Corno Grande first climber
Francesco De Marchi (1504-1576) in 1573 first climbed Corno Grande-Western summit (2912m), the highest summit of the whole Apennines chain

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Ejnar FjerdingstadAn early pioneer

Ejnar Fjerdingstad

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indeed! Did he leave any descriptions of his climbs?
Posted Nov 17, 2007 11:44 am

RenatoGRe: An early pioneer

RenatoG

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Yes, of course! In fact, he's the first known climber of Corno Grande, but probably some chamois-hunter climb it befor him...

He left an amusing description of his climb, very interesting! In my Gran Sasso d'Italia page you can read some apenninic-pioneers stories...

Ciao!
Posted Nov 17, 2007 12:22 pm

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RenatoGSubmitted by RenatoG
on Nov 17, 2007 4:01 am

Image ID: 357502
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Lat/Lon: 42.47000°N / 13.57000°E
Object Title: Francesco De Marchi, Corno Grande first climber

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