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Winter in the Presolana Valle dell’Ombra,

 
Winter in the Presolana Valle dell’Ombra,

Page Type: Route

Location: Bergamo, Italy, Europe

Object Title: Winter in the Presolana Valle dell’Ombra,

Route Type: Skiing

Season: Winter

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Easy

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Created/Edited: Feb 15, 2007 / Oct 31, 2007

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Overview

Valle dell’Ombra, Shade valley, is a good place for mountaineering skiing or snow-shoe hiking activities.
His position between the south face of Presolana peak and north face of Corzene peak, let the valley in shade for great part of the day. So, snow is good for activities for a long time and his not great steepness, make this valley a secure place for winter activities, in a wonderful alpine surrounding.

Getting There

Motorway A4 Torino Venezia, until Bergamo gate. Then follow for Seriana Valley, Clusone, Passo della Presolana until Hotel Spampatti, where you can find good parking conditions.

Route Description

Valle dell Ombra
 
The path start from hotel Spampatti until Malga Cassinelli. m.1568. From here you’re free to choice your way, until you reach the Pozzera Pass, m. 2126.
If you take the right side, you’re near the Presolana face. On left, you’re under the precipitous wall of Corzene Peak.
Climbing until Pozzera Pass, you can reach the Città di Clusone bivouac, m. 2085, a good restore place befor the Pozzera Pass, an half our after. From Pozzera pass you can return or, if you're a great skyer, climb the Corzene Peak an then pass by his beautiful gullies.

Essential Gear

Winter equipment.

Books Informations

 
Città di Clusone bivouac
 
Bibliography Scialpinismo nelle Orobie: 80 itinerari - CAI Bergamo - Ed. BOLIS

weather conditions

You can find all the needed informations on the orobian site www.orobiemeteo.com

Maps

Kompass 1:50.000 n. 104 "Foppolo, Valle Seriana";
Alta Val seriana - Val di Scalve editore Canova, Clusone 1:40.000;
Sentieri e rifugi - Comunità Montana Valle Seriana Superiore.

Images

Valle dell\'OmbraGullies Valle dell\'Ombra summitValle dell\'OmbraCorzene Peak north faceCittà di Clusone bivouacMalga Cassinelli