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From Val di Genova and Mandrone glacier
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From Val di Genova and Mandrone glacier

 
From Val di Genova and Mandrone glacier

Page Type: Route

Location: Lombardy, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 46.15540°N / 10.49660°E

Object Title: From Val di Genova and Mandrone glacier

Route Type: Glacier climb

Time Required: One to two days

Difficulty: Glacier, I UIAA to reach the top

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Page By: Franz77

Created/Edited: Mar 9, 2005 / Mar 9, 2005

Object ID: 164250

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Approach


From Val di Genova reach the Rifugio Città di Trento al Mandrone.
It is also possible to start the climb from Rifugio ai Caduti dell’Adamello alla Lobbia.

This is the North-East Normal Route from Trentino. Very crowded.

See RED COLOUR on the overview map.

From Rifugio Collini on the Val di Genova, with a steep trail we can reach Rifugio Città di Trento

Route Description


From the Rifugio Città di Trento traverse till the Mandrone glacier and go on till Pian di Neve doing a big curve in the South-West direction arriving to the final pyramid that we can climb across North-East or South ridge.

(Route also possible by skimountaineering; in this case it is also possible start the trip from Passo del Tonale, Presena Glacier skiresort).

Essential Gear


Crampons, ice axe, rope.

Final part of the route (common to other routes) on Pian di Neve glacier


At the end of the climb, from 3100 m a.s.l. about to the top, the route is common to the route that comes from Rifugio Lobbia and to that coming from Val Salarno. The Pian di Neve is an unicum in the Italian Alps. Be careful to hide crevasses!!!

Miscellaneous Info


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Images

Crevasses!!! Be carefull!!!Val di Genova. 2002The route for Monte Adamello...Monte Adamello and Pian di NeveMandrone Glacier with Corno...Mandrone glacier, 2003.The peak of Monte Adamello.
Crevasses on the Adamello...Adamello glacier (Mandrone)...The Adamello glacier crossed...The Adamello glacier.Walking on the Adamello...