Welcome to SP!  -
Mars Mont
Mountain/Rock

Mars Mont

 
Mars Mont

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Aosta Valley, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.63330°N / 7.91530°E

Object Title: Mars Mont

Elevation: 8530 ft / 2600 m

 

Page By: sergioenrico

Created/Edited: Apr 17, 2004 / Nov 3, 2005

Object ID: 152528

Hits: 4485 

Page Score: 85.14%  - 20 Votes 

Vote: Log in to vote

 

Overview


The Monte Mars is a mountain 2600 meters high, that belongs to the alpi Biellesi, is the highest summit, despite the top is situated part in Biellese and part in Aosta Valley.
The whole area is actually Natural Park; a part from this top, there are in the park also a few nice lakes.

Getting There


To reach the area there are a few way; one of them starts from the Gressoney Valley; follow the motorway Torino-Aosta, exit Pont San Martin (very interesting roman bridge), direction Gressoney; after the village of Fontainemore, turn right following the sign Pilaz (15 minutes after the bridge). Here you can park, and walk up for the first part of the non asphalted road built for the farmers.

Red Tape

When To Climb


You can hike or climb the Monte Mars from July to October

Camping


In the area is forbidden; in the park there is the rifugio Delfo e Agostino Coda, tel. 015 2562405, or 015 590905.
Is in a very nice position at the foot of the most important climbing way for the Monte Mars, named Cresta dei Carisey, second degree, only one pass third degree inf., named the "dado" (a couple of hours from the refuge, AD-)

Mountain Conditions

Miscellaneous Info


The Gressoney valley is a particular one, with a very nice architecture and a population of german origin named Walser, that speaks a very old language, and has particular traditions.

External Links

Images