Rocciamelone Climber's Log
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Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2015
|Came from Ca d'Asti and did the taverse to Rifugio Cibrario, walked 19.5 km, climbed 1650 meters and descended 1900 meter this day.|
Fairly rough terrain after the summit.
|Posted Aug 23, 2015 12:40 pm|
Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2012
|Turned back at about 2950 meters a.s.l.|
|Posted Aug 29, 2012 2:06 pm|
|Modi||Normal Route fron La rIPOSA |
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 2001
|Great climb with wonderful weather after a very bad stay at Rifugio Cà D'Asti.|
|Posted Mar 5, 2011 1:03 pm|
|steste||From la Riposa |
Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2009
|We arrived at Susa early in the morning and the valley was covered by dark clouds. We started to hike in the fog but, after Refuge Cà d'Asti, a wonderful blue sky welcomed us. Summited in 3,30 hours from the parking under the Refuge la Riposa and basked in the sun for nearly 2 hours on the summit. |
Once back to La Riposa we got some tea and slices of different cakes ( apple pie, strudel, chocolate cake...). If you are around I suggest you to pay a visit there. The lady who manages the refuge is very nice and, obviously, a great cook.
|Posted Oct 24, 2009 2:17 pm|
|Mathias Zehring||highlight of the week |
Date Climbed: Sep 10, 2009
|at the end of a one-week hiking trip along GTA (grade traversata delle alpi) route, starting at Ceresole Reale near Gran Paradiso, we climbed Rocciamelone from Rifugio Ca. d'Asti. A little hazy but great views. Not that many people during the week in September.|
|Posted Sep 19, 2009 3:28 am|
|Corvus||Normal route |
Date Climbed: Sep 15, 2005
|From Cà d'Asti I reached the summit in 1h.|
|Posted Sep 10, 2007 5:56 pm|
|p-mike||From Malciaussia lake |
Date Climbed: Aug 20, 1983
|The ring from Malciaussia lake to ref. Tazzetti, Rocciamelone, ref. Cà d'Asti and Malciaussia lake.. 5 years old, my first great mountain season..|
Another time to the summit from Malciaussia lake on Jul 18 1998
Climbed the SE ridge from the Roccie Rosse, on Aug 25 2003
|Posted Mar 16, 2006 11:52 am|
|marco979||Route Climbed: Normal from Ca D'Asti Date Climbed: July 2000|
|With my friend Francesco we slept in the refuge and then early in the morning to the top!|
|Posted Nov 17, 2005 4:11 am|
|bruno baschung||Route Climbed: normal italian route Date Climbed: 15th august 2005|
|my second climb to this beautiful and "special" mountain!|
Who knows , that
- Roccialmelone's summit was climbed as earfy as 1357?
- On its top there's the highest church in Europe,
- a mess is regularly celebrated there (5th of august, - but also usually on sundays in summer and august 15th)
- the summit has already been reached in...2h15 from Susa (according to italian sources)
Definetly an easy walk to get up to it, as a warm up, an acclimatizing climb, a place to bring beginners, just for training or... for religious purposes!!! Everyone will be pleased ther with this italian touch!
Also pleasant avoiding the crowded summer period.
|Posted Aug 18, 2005 8:30 am|
|Claude Mauguier||Route Climbed: N ridge, from french side Date Climbed: aug 12th 1993|
|Bivouac near the Arcelle chalets, about 2100 m. in the Ribon valley. Followed the usual Rochemelon glacier right bank route. You seldom find many persons climbing that side...Nice weather.|
|Posted May 15, 2005 1:34 pm|
|dieguz2002||Route Climbed: Crossing from Rif. Tazzetti to Rif. Cà d'Asti Date Climbed: august 1985|
|My first high mountain. (i was 11 y.o.)|
|Posted Feb 16, 2004 1:52 am|
|bftravel||Route Climbed: Normal Route Date Climbed: 7 june 2003|
|We left Milan at 8:00 pm, slept in our car.|
In the morning beautiful wheather.
Between Cà d'Asti and Crocetta it become foggy and cloudy.
From Crocetta some ice.
We summit at 11 AM , no panorama and Rocciameone Church and Bivac under a lot of ice
|Posted Jun 9, 2003 11:19 pm|
|djlinsen||Route Climbed: normal route Date Climbed: august 2001|
|I left at 6:00 the ca'dasti cabin en walked for about 2 hours to reach la crocetta. Because of the really bad weather i desided to return to te cabin. The path to la crocetta is a well marked trail and was not difficult at all, I don't know what the path to the summit is like.|
|Posted Mar 27, 2002 1:25 am|