Pascal Bivouac is situated on the top of Testa di Liconi and exists since 9th July 2006. It's dedicated to the memory of Luigi Pascal, a local guide died at 37 years old under an avalanche climbing the Aiguille du Bionassay during the year 1999.
From its position it is possible to admire the Mont Blanc range in all its beauty! I think that in Italy it it is the best panoramic point to the Mont Blanc, Mont Blanc du Tacul, Dent du Geant, Grandes Jorasses and the Aosta Valley (far than Mont Blanc you can see Emilius, Grivola
farer than Mont Blanc you can see in different directions Emilius,
To reach the bivouac
Liconi Lake, route n°(2)
1) From Courmayeur through Val Sapin and Liconi Pass (2650 meters), 3h30 minutes click here!
2) From Morge(La Salle, 1684 meters) through "Alpe Liconi", 2100 meters, Lago di Liconi (2500 meters meters) and Liconi Pass (2650 meters), 4h 15 minutes. I advise this solution! click here!
3) Doing a nice tour from Val Sapin to Morge or from Morge to Val Sapin click here!
The charateristics of the bivouac
Courmayeur seen from the bivouac
It is a 5 stars bivouac! With bathroom inside, gas for cooking, good beds with a lot of covers and a table for the dinner. 12 beds. It has the electricity (solar panel outside) and and a system to bring the raining water. It's always open, no keys to ask. If you need infos contact contact the La Salle tourist center. Please leave the bivouac in good conditions and coming back take away your rubbish. Inside it is possible to write on the refuge book your impression about the structure and the place and there is a little box to leave an offer for the maintenance of the bivouac!
Testa di Liconi, where the bivouac is located...
The view from the bivouac...
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