Alpine REFUGES in the Aosta Valley (Valtournenche Valley)

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Alpine REFUGES in the Aosta Valley  (Valtournenche Valley)
Created On: Feb 16, 2013
Last Edited On: Feb 18, 2018

DEGREE OF DIFFICULTY

- Alpine REFUGES in the Aosta Valley (Valtournenche Valley) -

    A L P I N I S M


  • F= Easy
  • PD= Slightly difficult
  • AD= Rather difficult
  • D= Difficult

    H I K I N G


  • T= Tourist – Itineraries on footpaths, mule tracks or wide paths. Don't present orienteering problems.
  • E= Excursion route without technical difficulty – Itineraries on footpaths or trails on different ground types (grassy meadows, rocky ground). Orienteering capacity and good training to walk some hours are required.
  • EE= Trekking routes for expert hikers – Sign-posted itineraries with some difficulties: slippery, grassy or rocky ground, rocky or snowy slope or easy climbing passage (use of hands necessary). Only for experienced mountain hikers with at secure step, a good feeling for balance. Physical training for 1-day walk required.
  • EEA= Trekking routes for expert hikers with equipment – Equipped tracks or "vie ferrate". Technical equipment required.


Alpine REFUGES

Denomination: Rifugio TEODULO (Colle del Teodulo)

Altitude: 3.317m
Route: From Aosta (583m) - Nus (529m) - Châtillon (549m) - Antey S. André (1.074m) - Valtournenche (1.528m) - Breuil/Cervinia (2.006m) - Refuge (3.317m)
Time: 4h'00 - 4h'30 from Breuil/Cervinia (2.006m)
Difficulty: EE/F
Opening period: half June - half September
Owner: C.A.I. Sezione di Torino
Keeper: Gemma Chatrian, Frazione Chaloz, Valturnanche (Ao) tel. 338 3267009
Refuge phone: 0165 949400
Places: 80
Local winter: places 6 always opens
Climbs and excursions: Breithorn Orientale (4.141m), Breithorn Centrale (4.160m), Breithorn Occidentale (4.165m), Roccia Nera (4.075m), Castore (4.226m), Polluce (4.091m), Gobba di Rollin (3.899m)
Internet: Rifugio TEODULO
Email: rifugioteodulo@libero.it


Denomination: Rifugio DUCA DEGLI ABRUZZI (Oriondé)



Altitude: 2.810m
Route: From Aosta (583m) - Nus (529m) - Châtillon (549m) - Antey S. André (1.074m) - Valtournenche (1.528m) - Breuil/Cervinia (2.006m) - Refuge (2.810m)
Time: 2h'15 - 2h'30 from Breuil/Cervinia (2.006m)
Difficulty: T
Opening period: July - September
Owner: Famiglia Aimé Maquignaz
Keeper: Famiglia Aimé Maquignaz, Hotel Punta Maquignaz, Valtournenche (Ao) tel. 0166 949145
Refuge phone: 0166 949145
Places: 40
Local winter: places 3 always opens
Climbs and excursions: Monte Cervino (4.478m)
Internet: Rifugio DUCA DEGLI ABRUZZI
Email: -


Denomination: Rifugio GUIDE DEL CERVINO (Plateau Rosa)

Altitude: 3.480m
Route: From Aosta (583m) - Nus (529m) - Châtillon (549m) - Antey S. André (1.074m) - Valtournenche (1.528m) - Breuil/Cervinia (2.006m) - Refuge (3.480m)
Time: 4h'30 - 4h'45 from Breuil/Cervinia (2.006m)
Difficulty: E
Opening period: always opens
Owner: Società Guide del Cervino
Keeper: Belotti Walter-Carrel Giorgio- Frazione Cretaz, 37 Valtournenche (Ao) tel. 339 8427098 - fax. 0166 92078
Refuge phone: 166 948369
Places: 40
Local winter: -
Climbs and excursions: Breithorn Orientale (4.141m), Breithorn Centrale (4.160m), Breithorn Occidentale (4.165m), Roccia Nera (4.075m), Castore (4.226m), Polluce (4.091m), Gobba di Rollin (3.899m)
Internet: Rifugio GUIDE DEL CERVINO
Email: info@rifugioguidedelcervino.com


Denomination: Rifugio PERUCCA - VUILLERMOZ (Lago del Dragone)


Altitude: 2.915m
Route: From Aosta (583m) - Nus (529m) - Châtillon (549m) - Antey S. André (1.074m) - Maen (1.339m) - Valmartin (1.493m) - Rifugio Barmasse (2.157m) - Refuge (2.915m)
Time: 2h'00 - 2h'30 from Rifugio Barmasse (2.157m)
Difficulty: E
Opening period: July - August
Owner: Società Guide del Cervino
Keeper: Flavio Bich, Frazione Crétaz, 43 Valtournenche (Ao) tel. 0166 92966
Refuge phone: 338 4264705
Places: 30
Local winter: places 8 always opens
Climbs and excursions: Cime di Balanselmo (3.316m), Punta Fontanella (3.384m), Monte Dragone (3.354m), Château des Dames (3.348m)
Internet: Rifugio PERUCCA VUILLERMOZ
Email: info@rifugioperuccavuillermoz.it


Denomination: Rifugio BARMASSE (Lago di Cignana)


Altitude: 2.169m
Route: From Aosta (583m) - Nus (529m) - Châtillon (549m) - Antey S. André (1.074m) - Maen (1.339m) - Valmartin (1.493m) - Refuge (2.169m)
Time: 1h'30 - 1h'45 from Valmartin (1.493m)
Difficulty: E
Opening period: July - half September
Owner: Zimara Lelia - Eredi Barmasse
Keeper: Barmasse Zimara Lelia, Via Gran Tournalin, 9 Aosta tel. 0165 40996
Refuge phone: 339 1083955
Places: 25
Local winter: -
Climbs and excursions: Bivacco Rivolta (2.900m), Bivacco Manenti (2.802m), Monte Pancherot (2.614m), Becca di Salé (3.107m), Punta Tsan (3.320m), Dôme de Tsan (3.351m)
Internet: Rifugio BARMASSE
Email: -


Denomination: Rifugio JEAN ANTOINE CARREL (Cresta del Leone)


Altitude: 3.835m
Route: From Aosta (583m) - Nus (529m) - Châtillon (549m) - Antey S. André (1.074m) - Valtournenche (1.528m) - Breuil/Cervinia (2.006m) - Rifugio Duca degli Abruzzi (2.810m) - Refuge (3.835m)
Time: 4h'15 - 4h'30 from Rifugio Duca degli Abruzzi (2.810m)
Difficulty: D
Opening period: always opens
Owner: Società Guide del Cervino
Keeper: no custodian - rifugio incustodito
Refuge phone: -
Places: 50
Local winter: -
Climbs and excursions: Monte Cervino (4.478m)
Internet: -
Email: -

Acknowledgements

I AM GREATLY INDEBTED TO MY FRIENDS: Maria Grazia S - Lupino - Andrea.it - Luca - Corvus - Mamo FOR THE PHOTOS.







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