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Cascata del Monzino - Mont Blanc

First ascent: Massimo Datrino, Gianluca Marra 01/12/2021
By: Gianluca Marra, Mountain Guide
Area: Western Alps, Group: Mont Blanc, Peak: Mont Blanc, Height: 2300m, Country: Italy, Region: Valle d'Aosta

Pleasant ice climb to the right of the via ferrata that leads to the Monzino hut in Val Veny on the Italian side of Mont Blanc. Repeats will require a period of intense cold and no snow above the drip as this area is prone to avalanches."

GETTING THERE

Reach Courmayeur in Italy and then Val Veny.

ACCESS

Follow signs for the via ferrata Rifugio Monzino and then break off right before the second section of the ferrata.

ROUTE

P1: 40m, 3+
P2: 60m, 3+
P3: 30m, 3+

GEAR

Full ice climbing rack, 2 x 60m ropes

NOTES

Stainless steel bolts at the belays.

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BEAUTY

stella stella stella stella stella

DIFFICULTY

3+

LENGTH

130m

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