The famous 3.500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no (Valgrisenche Valley)

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The famous 3.500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no  (Valgrisenche Valley)
Created On: May 16, 2013
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- The famous 3.500m in the Aosta Valley and the normal route or no (Valgrisenche Valley) -

The Aosta Valley (Italy) is one of the most famous and beautiful mountainous countries in the world. It holds many impressive mountains like Monte Bianco, Monte Rosa, Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) and Gran Paradiso. But there are also many 3.500 meters peaks which are well known all over the world: For example the impressive Aiguille Noire de Peuterey and almost as impressive; Herbetet, Aiguille de Trélatête, Grivola, Mont Vélan, Becca di Luseney and many others.

La Valle d'Aosta (Italia), è una delle più famose e belle regioni di montagna del mondo. Contiene molte montagne imponenti come il Monte Bianco, il Monte Rosa, il Monte Cervino (Matterhorn) e il Gran Paradiso. Esistono però anche moltissime vette di oltre 3.500 metri molto conosciute dagli alpinisti come l'imponente Aiguille Noire de Peuterey, l'Herbetet, l'Aiguille de Trélatête, la Grivola, il Mont Vélan, la Becca di Luseney e molte altre.

Valgrisenche Valley


 
La Grande Rousse

Grande Rousse 3.607m







GRANDE ROUSSE 3.607m
    First ascent from glacier Invergnan and Colle Grande Rousse normal route: T. Blansford, Neighbour, Nichols, Roswell, J. V. Favret and M. Brunod, (Aug 12-13th, 1864).
    Difficulty: PD+/AD.
    Difference in height: About 1830m.
    Refuge: Chalet de l'Epée (2.370m). Places when open: 60. Winter hut: 8 places. Bivacco fisso Luigi Revelli (2870m), 9 places.
    Ascent time: 6,00-7,00 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.



 
Aiguille de la Grande Sassière

Aiguille de la Grande Sassière 3.751m







AIGUILLE DE LA GRANDE SASSIÈRE 3.751m
    First ascent (S-E Arête): W. A. B. Coolidge with Christian Almer (father and son), (Aug 06th, 1878).
    Difficulty: PD+.
    Difference in height: About 1.970m.
    Refuge: Mario Bezzi (2.284m). Places when open: 80. Winter hut: 10 places.
    Ascent time: 7,00-7,30 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, ice axe, and crampons.



 
Punta Plattes des Chamois

Punta Plattes des Chamois 3.610m







PUNTA PLATTES DES CHAMOIS 3.610m
    First ascent: Giovanni Bobba and Casimiro Thèrisod, (Aug 17th, 1889).
    Difficulty: AD-.
    Difference in height: About 1.825m.
    Refuge: Mario Bezzi (2.284m). Places when open: 80. Winter hut: 10 places.
    Ascent time: 6,00-7,00 hours.
    Descent: Along the ascent route.
    Equipment: High mountain equipment: including rope, helmet, frontal torch, ice axe, and crampons.

Refuges Telephone Numbers

Books and Maps

BOOKS:
  • "Il Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso (Valli Soana-Orco-Rhêmes-Valgrisenche)" di Giulio Berutto, I.G.C. Torino 1979.
  • "Guida dei Monti d'Italia – Alpi Graie Centrali" di Alessandro Giorgetta - Club Alpino Italiano/Touring Club Italiano, 1985 (in Italian).
  • "Diari Alpinistici" di Osvaldo Cardellina e Indice Generale accompagnato da Schedario Relazioni Ascensioni 1964-2014 (inediti).



MAPS:
  • Kompass "Gran Paradiso Valle d'Aosta Sentieri e Rifugi" Carta turistica 1:50.000.
  • L'Escursionista "Valgrisenche Val di Rhêmes" Carta dei sentieri (n°3) 1:25.000.
  • Enrico Editore Ivrea-Aosta "Gruppo del Gran Paradiso" 1:50.000.
  • I.G.C. Istituto Geografico Centrale "Valsavarenche-Valle di Rhêmes-Valgrisenche" Carta dei sentieri e dei rifugi (carta n°102) 1:25.000.

Important Information

Useful Numbers

  • Protezione Civile Valdostana località Aeroporto 7/A Saint Christophe (Ao) Tel. 0165-238222.
  • Bollettino Meteo (weather info) Tel. 0165-44113.
  • Unità Operativa di Soccorso Sanitario Tel. 118.







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