Bivacco Felice Giordano (Balmenhorn) Climber's Log

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boriskrielen - Feb 9, 2018 1:30 pm Date Climbed: Aug 21, 2017

Normal route solo  Sucess!

Been there several times (21-08-2017, 01-07-2016, 11-08-2013, 29-07-2008). Nice place to have lunch during climbs in the Monte Rosa, specially when it's very windy or snowing. Also slept there once, but it was very warm, crowded and wet inside. Still a good alternative for the increasingly expensive huts in the area.


jck - Sep 12, 2016 6:21 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2016

Over 20 people  Sucess!

Perfect location for the Monte Rosa trips. But crowded, even in September.


Lodewijk - Dec 9, 2015 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2015

Along the route  Sucess!

We climbed Balmenhorn as a small ''side trip'' on our way to Corno Nero, Ludwigshohe and co.
The Christ statue is impressive to say the least. Grand views in all directions. Climbed with Pieter and Roeland.


markhallam - Jun 25, 2014 4:15 pm Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2013

With rgg  Sucess!

Visited with rgg en route for the 'traverse of the tops' - and ultimately Italian normal route to Dufourspitze. We picked up a welsh hitchhiker here called Al - who had mislaid his party and joined us for the next two days.


rgg - Jun 24, 2014 11:15 am Date Climbed: Jul 6, 2013

It was along the way anyway...  Sucess!

Apart from Piramide Vincent, which we had already climbed yesterday, on this day we bagged every summit along the way from Rifugio Gnifetti to Capanna Margherita. The bivouac hut was't all too clean, which didn't make it very inviting.


p-mike - Mar 6, 2013 3:07 am Date Climbed: Aug 26, 2010

Normal route from Pyramide Vincent  Sucess!

Easy one-day climbing on a wonderful sunny day!
We reached by cable-car the "new Indren" and after Piramide Vincent proceed to Balmenhorn.


domipost - Jun 25, 2011 2:02 pm Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2010

Coming from the Vincent Pyramide

Nice rock to link to other tours in the Monte Rosa area....


brade - Aug 11, 2005 9:31 am

Route Climbed: Normal :) Date Climbed: 28 July 2005  Sucess!

Perfect location for the hut. Ascent not for every one.


erik_ravenstijn - May 20, 2005 11:05 am

Route Climbed: normal Date Climbed: 5-may-2005  Sucess!

Summitted the same day as the Vincent Pyramide. Stayed one day in the bivac because of bad weather.

Joerg Marretsch

Joerg Marretsch - Apr 18, 2005 5:44 pm

Route Climbed: Normal Route from Gnifetti hut Date Climbed: 16 Aug 2004  Sucess!

Just a small rock in the glacier.


buxlex - Mar 4, 2005 6:31 am

Route Climbed: Normal Date Climbed: August, 1st 2002  Sucess!

Descending from Piramide Vincent.

Mathias Zehring

Mathias Zehring - Aug 5, 2003 5:11 pm

Route Climbed: normal Date Climbed: July 39th 2003  Sucess!

20 min after the Pir. Vincent we were at the rimaye of Balmenhorn. 5 m with crampons and 10 m of easy rocks - that is all for gaining this "summit". My friends wanted to complete their collection and so I followed them although I had been there already in 2000.


mpa - Jul 29, 2003 4:12 am Date Climbed: Aug 14, 2002

Normal route  Sucess!

see martin74 below...


FredO - Aug 23, 2002 2:30 pm

Route Climbed: Normalroute from Vincent Pyramide. Date Climbed: July 11, 2002  Sucess!

Back on the Colle Vincent we head for Balmenhorn. We do some rock climbing to really reach the summit - which is near the big Christ statue - and then descend to the bivacco to have lunch.


schadik - Nov 26, 2001 11:58 pm

Route Climbed: Normal route Date Climbed: 1999  Sucess!

On the tour de Monte Rosa.

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