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Zerbion from Promiod

Zerbion from Promiod

Zerbion from Promiod

Page Type: Route

Location: Aosta Valley, Italy, Europe

Lat/Lon: 45.78970°N / 7.66460°E

Object Title: Zerbion from Promiod

Time Required: Most of a day

Difficulty: walk up-ski mountaneering

Route Quality: 
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Page By: maria grazia s

Created/Edited: May 10, 2004 / Nov 4, 2006

Object ID: 160940

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Motorway Torino-Aosta, exit Chatillon; follow the indication Cervinia; after 7,5 kilometers there is the village of Antey St. Andrey; turn right for La Magdlaine-Promiod, and after a while follow Promiod; park the car in the small parking.. Promiod is a nice village, and 100 meters before there is a camping.

Zerbion Mont photo_id=139287

The last part of the ridge to the top

Route Description

In Promiod starts a non asphalted road, built to serve the summer farms, goes to the Portola Pass.. Follow this road for a few hundreds meters, and after a long straight way, follow the sign Zerbion on your right; the left brings also to this summit, but trought the Portola Pass, longer; in case you can follow this way to come back.
The path on your right cross a small river, and enter in a forest of pick pines and pines, alternate by wide pastures.
Follow the path till the end of the bush, along a ridge very wide at the beginning, but more and more thin close to the summit.
Behind you all the most important mountains of the Aosta Valley: Emilius, Grivola, Gran Paradiso, Monte Bianco.
And when you reach the top, the Monte Rosa Gruop.

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