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Via Regondi-Gavazzi bivouac
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Via Regondi-Gavazzi bivouac

 

Page Type: Route

Location: Val d'Aosta/Valais, Italy/Switzerland, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.90410°N / 7.36590°E

Object Title: Via Regondi-Gavazzi bivouac

Route Type: Basic Snow/Glacier Climb

Time Required: One to two days

Difficulty: F

Route Quality: 
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Page By: buxlex

Created/Edited: May 1, 2004 / May 1, 2004

Object ID: 160844

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Approach


Trailhed in Glassier, Ollomont. Follow GETTING THERE section in MAIN page, for further details.

Route Description


Route n. 2 - from Bivacco Regondi-Gavazzi (beg. at Glassier village, 1.549 m.)
From this route, it takes two day to reach Mont Gelè summit.
Day 1. From Glassier village, park the car where the road ends, cross the river and follow footpath no. 6, direction Inclouisa lakes/Bivacco Regondi. The trail is well marked and there are any difficulties to get to Regondi bivouac (3h00min., 2.590 m.).
Day 2. Walk NE direction. Once passed Benseya lake the trail begins to fade in stony ground and is always closer to Morion chain. Walk on right site of first snowfield: Colle del Mont Gelè must be reached (2h30min, 3.160m). Avoid center of Mont Gelè glacier! From Pass to Mont Gelè summit, same hike of route "Via Crete Seche".

Essential Gear


Crampons, ice axe and light rope essential for day2

Miscellaneous Info


Bivacco Regondi-Gavazzi, 16 places, 2.650 m.
This bivouac is located in the wonderful region of Incluoisa lakes.

Images

Regondi Bivouac