Corno Grande Climber's Log

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Thomas Gurviez

Thomas Gurviez - Feb 7, 2005 3:28 am

Route Climbed: direttissima sud alla vetta occidentale Date Climbed: 11 september 2004  Sucess!

very impressive rocky mountain, it's surprising to see some snow just 100 kilometers away from Roma.

the day I climbed it the normal route was over crowded, the direttissima sud looks much more interesting


mark12g - Dec 3, 2004 8:53 am

Route Climbed: via "direttissima" Date Climbed: 20 settembre 2003  Sucess!

la piu' bella montagna del centro Italia!


mcc - Oct 23, 2004 5:42 pm

Route Climbed: Rif.Franchetti and from Sella di Monte Aquila Date Climbed: 28 and 29 July 2001  Sucess!

Beautiful mountain , we arrived to the camp near the mountain at night and the sky was clear , so we could see the mountain against it quite clearly , really great feeling. The climb from both

sides is interesting , but through Monte Aquila its more challenging. We were three days in the area , but every day at exactly 13:30 the storm came , maybe its not always like this.


Lupino - Oct 6, 2004 8:03 am

Vetta Occidentale: 1984 and 1995 by Normal route. May 2004 following Direttissima  Sucess!

This year I climbed with friends starting at 02:00 a.m with the aim at celebrating my birthday on the summit with a breakfast based on champagne and sandwiches; it was a foggy day with snow but really a nice birthday!


pippo52 - Sep 26, 2003 12:59 pm

Route Climbed: Direttissima to Vetta Occidentale Date Climbed: april 1999  Sucess!

Nice climb on snow!

It was a pity but the fog didn't allow us to see the panorama!


Chandra - Sep 22, 2002 8:51 am

Route Climbed: northern and southern normal route to main and oriental summit Date Climbed: 1990, 1996, August 8th 1997, 1998, Sep. 2004  Sucess!

To stand on top of Italy's "rocky heart" is always again an overwhelming event.

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