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The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no (Gran San-Bernardo and Ollomont Valley)

 
The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no <b>(Gran San-Bernardo and Ollomont Valley)</b>

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Location: Aosta Valley, Italy, Europe

Object Title: The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no (Gran San-Bernardo and Ollomont Valley)

 

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Overview


The Aosta Valley (Italy) is one of the most famous and beautiful mountainous countries in the world. It holds many impressive mountains like Monte Bianco, Monte Rosa, Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) and Gran Paradiso. But there are also many 3500 meters peaks which are well known all over the world: For example the impressive Aiguille Noire de Peuterey and almost as impressive; Herbetet, Aiguille de Trélatête, Grivola, Mont Vélan, Becca di Luseney and many others.

La Valle d'Aosta (Italia), è una delle più famose e belle regioni di montagna del mondo. Contiene molte montagne imponenti come il Monte Bianco, il Monte Rosa, il Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) e il Gran Paradiso. Esistono però anche moltissime vette di oltre 3.500 metri molto conosciute dagli alpinisti come l'imponente Aiguille Noire de Peuterey, l'Herbetet, l'Aiguille de Trélatête, la Grivola, il Mont Vélan, la Becca di Luseney e molte altre.

Gran San-Bernardo and Ollomont Valley


 
Mont Velan
Mont Velan 3734m






MONT VELAN 3734m
    First ascent: Osvaldo Cardellina, solo (Aug 27th, 1998).
    Difficulty: AD+/D-.
    Difference in height: About 2185m (from Glacier Village).
    Refuge: Bivacco fisso Savoie-Rosazza (2674m), 8 places.
    Ascent time: 11,00-12,00 hours.
    Descent: from E Ridge.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.


GRANDE TÊTE DE BY 3588m
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    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



 
Mont Gelé
Mont Gèle 3518m






MONT GÈLE 3518m
    First ascent: F. W. Jacomb, J. B. and Michel Croz, (Aug 11th, 1861).
    Difficulty: F.
    Difference in height: About 1970m (from Glacier Village).
    Refuge: From Ollomont Valley: Bivacco fisso Nino Regondi (2650m) 16 places. From Valpelline Valley: Rifugio Crete Sèche (2410m). Places when open: 88. Winter hut: 8 places. Bivacco fisso Franco Spataro (2600m), 9 places.
    Ascent time: 6,00-7,00 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, ice axe, and crampons.

Refuges telephone numbers

Books and Maps

BOOKS:

  • "Guida delle Alpi Occidentali", di Giovanni Bobba e Luigi Vaccarone C.A.I. Sezione di Torino Volume II (parte II), 25 Maggio 1896.
  • "Guida dei Monti d'Italia-Alpi Pennine" (Vol. I°) di Gino Buscaini-Club Alpino Italiano/Turing Club Italiano, Luglio 1971 (in Italian).
  • "Guida della Regione Autonoma Valle d'Aosta" di Mario Aldrovandi; Ed. S.P.E. di Carlo Fanton, Torino 1964.
  • "I Rifugi della Valle d'Aosta" di Stefano Ardito, Ed. Guide iter, Febbraio 2003.
  • "Diari Alpinistici" di Osvaldo Cardellina e Indice Generale accompagnato da Schedario Relazioni Ascensioni 1964-2013 (inediti).
MAPS:

  • L'Escursionista "Valpelline, Saint Barthélemy" (carta n°6) 1:25.000.
  • C.N.S. "Mont Vèlan", foglio 1366, 1:25.000.
  • Kompass "Breuil/Cervinia-Zermatt" Carta turistica 1:50.000.
  • I.G.C. Istituto Geografico Centrale "La Valpelline, Ollomont, Saint Barthélemy", (carta n°115) Map1:30.000.

Important Information

Useful numbers

  • Protezione Civile Valdostana località Aeroporto 7/A Saint Christophe (Ao) Tel. 0165-238222.
  • Bollettino Meteo (weather info) Tel. 0165-44113.
  • Unità Operativa di Soccorso Sanitario Tel. 118.

Images

Il Mont VelanMont Velan The famous 3500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no (Gran San-Bernardo and Ollomont Valley)Mont VelanMont Gelé