High mountaineering week: South of East Alps - Adamello Presanella
One week of pleasure courses in the south of the East Alps in a preserved and wild alpine nature.
Highlight In the South of the Bernina and Ortler massive, at the Tonal pass, are the sumptuous 3000 of Adamello, Presanella and Carè Alto. Wild nature and calm huts involve you in a preserved universe of wonderfull alpine courses.
Adamello - Presanella - known names for the alpine areas experts and it is still quite astonishing that only a small number of mountaineers visited this area! Mountains with impressive glaciers located most at the south of the Eastern Alps offers exceptional and unique experiments, on the traces of the mountaineering pioneers, Julius Payer and Douglas William Freshfield. This week guarantees splendid moments of loneliness in landscapes of any beauty. We will follow technically easy routes but which require however an excellent physical condition!
Sunday: Appointment with 9:00 at the station of Chur (Public transport schedules will be addressed to you with your confirmation). Travel together with the mountaineering school bus by Julier and Bernina pass and Passo del Tomale towards Madonna di Campiglio. Rise to Rifugio Segantini, 2371 m (7,779 Ft). Ascent time approx. 2 hours.
Monday: Rise by Bocchetta di Monte Moro, 3162 m (10,374 ft), passing by Bivacco Orobica, 3382 m (11,096 ft), to reach Cima Presanella 3558 m (11,673 ft). Descent by Passo Cercen, 3022 m (9,915 ft), and then by the high path Sentiero Migotti and Sentiero della Pace to the Rifugio Città di Trento Al Madron, 2449 m (8,035 ft). Ascent duration approx. 5 hours, total walking time approx. 9 to 10 hours.
Tuesday: By the way of Marchetti we join the Vedretta del Mandrone glacier and the Refugio Lobbia Alta, 3040 m (9,974 ft). Ascension of Cima Giovanni Paolo II, 3307 m (10,850 ft) and continue the pleasure according to our desires with the ascent of Lobbia Alta, 3196 m (10,486 ft) then return to Rifugio Lobbia Alta.
Ascent time approx. 4 hours, total walking time between 5 and 6 hours.
Wednesday: The most important course of this week involves us by the Vedretta del Mandrone glacier to the summit of Mout Adamello, 3539m (11,611 ft), then return to Rifugio Lobbia Alta.
Ascent time approx. 5 hours, total walking time approx. 9 hours.
Thursday: While passing on the Vedretta della Lobbia firns we cross the Passo di Cavento, 3198 m, and reach the top of Corno di Cavento, 3405 m (11,171 ft). Then, by the Vedretta di Lares glacier we reach the Mount Carè Alto, 3463 m (11,362 ft). Descent on the hut Rifugio Carè Alto, 2450 m (8,038 ft).
Ascent duration approx. 6 hours, total walking time between 9 and 10 hours.
Friday: Descent by the Valley di Borzago to reach the end of Pian della Sega road with approximately 1250 m (4,101 ft). Return with the taxi to Pinzolo, then return with the mountaineering school bus until Coire. Closing of the courses week.
Descent approx. 2 hours 30
Included in the price:
Including the nights as well as half-board for the duration of the stay, the tea for the races, fees of the guide and the material of loan. The transport costs are not included.
We are lodged in the following huts:
Rifugio Segantini, Tel. +39 0465 50 73 57
Rifugio Città di Trento Al Madron, Tel. +39 0465 50 11 93
Rifugio Lobbia Alta, Tel. +39 0465 50 26 15
Rifugio Carè Viola, Tel. +39 0461 94 80 80.
See the gear list
Thank you to envisage personal snacks and lunches for 6 days.
The technical material (such as harness, ice axe, crampons, etc) can be lend to you without any additional expenses, thank you to specify your needs at the time of your inscription.