Testa Grigia is, probably, the best balcony for dawn/sunset show on Monte Rosa and Cervino. A confortable bivouac (Ulrich Lateltin, 3.153 m.), located on Monte Pinter summit, at about 45 min/1 hour from Testa Grigia top, helps the hikers in this goal. Testa Grigia is the highest summit, situated on the big ridge which divide Val di Gressoney from Val d'Ayas, S from Monte Rosa, and due to this predominant position has a great sighseen on all Aostan mountains and closer Pianura Padana. It can be climbed from three different trails. One from Gressoney La Trinitè, the second from Gressoney St. Jean and the third one, assisted from a cableway in Champoluc - Val d'Ayas. The last two trails join them at Colle Pinter. In my description you'll able to find the routes from Gressoney. For experienced trekker. All climb parts are assisted by fixed rope. Technical difficulties: none!
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Getting in Gressoney Saint Jean or Gressoney La Trinitè
Any permit, season closures and fees are required.
When To Climb
Late June until end of September.
Bivacco Lateltin (Monte Pinter), 3.153 m. - 16 places, very confortable.
Better maps: 1) IGC, foglio 108 (Cervino Matterhorn Breuil Cervinia Champoluc), scale 1:25.000 2) IGC, foglio 109 (Monte Rosa Alagna Valsesia Macugnaga Gressoney), scale 1:25.000 (both these two maps are necessary for this trek). 3) IGC, foglio 5 (Cervino Matterhorn e Monte Rosa), scale 1:50.000
- Testa Grigia: another description.
Taken from my site (www.vdaoutdoor.it), another description of this mountain, only in Italian.
- Free 360° from Testa Grigia
Free download from Testa Grigia summit of animated postcard. Free at all, no form to fill in. Just download. Enjoy.