Big south ridge of Crammont

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Aosta Valley, Italy, Europe
Route Type:
Simply walk up
Time Required:
Most of a day
Walk up, ski mountaneering

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Big south ridge of Crammont
Created On: May 20, 2004
Last Edited On: Nov 4, 2006


The first sun on the Monte Bianco Gruop

Starting point: m. 1344
Level 1403 meters
Walk up: 4,30 hours
Path 3-6

Leave the car in Torrent, and follow the road; there is also the path number 3 starting here, but is not in good conditions, better to follow the road for a a couple of hours, till the alp of Noua, m. 2114.

Route Description


There is a small path, number 6, close to some pick pines, that turning east, arrives to the big ridge; from here to the top, no problems at all, symply follow the ridge along the path, sometimes quite steep.
On the east top there is a statue of the virgin, and a flat area, the old bases of the refuge.
The path continue till a second top. The real top is a few meters higher and approx. 80 meters far at your left, but to reach it, you must climb a very thin ridge, suspended between the Ferret Valley and the La Thuile Valley; is not difficult, but very exposed.

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Big south ridge of Crammont

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