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Il circo volante

First ascent: Matteo and Riccardo Arpellino 04/03/2006
By: Elio Bonfanti
Area: Western Alps, Group: Valle di Gressoney, Peak: Monte Rosa, Height: 1610m, Country: Italy, Region: Valle d'Aosta

This short icefall finishes beneath the overhangs to the right of Candela di Senden and rarely comes into condition.

GETTING THERE

Take the Turin - Aosta motorway, exit at Pont Saint Martin and continue north along the SR44 into Valle di Gressoney. The crag is located on the right on the plateau before reaching Gressoney la Trinitè. Park the car close to the Senden dam.

ACCESS

From the car park cross fields to reach the base of the climb.

ROUTE

Climb the slender 90° free standing drip to reach easier terrain.

DESCENT

Abalakov abseil.

GEAR

Normal ice climbing gear.

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