Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
We will meet in Gressoney for equipment check and a short briefing. From the Bettaforca pass (2,680 m), reachable with the lifts, we will follow the path up to Colle della Bettolina and then continue to a ridge equipped with fixed ropes leading to the plateau where the Quintino Sella hut (3,586m) is.
Altitude difference: 900 m
Ascent time: 3-4 h
From the refuge, we go up the Felik Glacier towards the Punta Perazzi base up to the steep snowy slope under the Colle del Felik. From there we follow the ridge, sometimes thin, up to the summit of Castor (4.228 m)! We return to the hut along the ascent route.
Altitude difference: 650 m
Time for ascent / descent: 6-7 h
Quintino Sella hut
Personal Equipment: mountaineering boots- backpack 30 l- harness- ax- classic crampons with antizoccolo-
trekking poles -sleeping bag (mandatory in the refuge)- mineral salts -bottle of 1l min or thermos- energy bars or dried fruit -high protection sunscreen and lip stick with sun protection - first aid kit - thermal blanket-headlamp (with new and spare batteries)-personal kit (toothbrush and toothpaste, handkerchiefs, wipes,)-a change of clothes.
Clothing: wool cap or hat with inner fleece - buff (neck cover) -mountain stockings (2 pairs) -sun hat-undershirt (second layer) - leggings - shell type waterproof jacket (Gore-tex) - reserve pair gloves n.1 pair -heavy gloves n.1 pair -technical mountain sweatshirt -sunglasses for glacier / high mountain -mountain trousers - down jacket - waterproof over-trousers -Breathable T-shirt Nro 2 (first layer)
My name is Piergiorgio. I was born in the warm south of Italy and grew up in Florence where I first started climbing.
At the age of 21 I graduated with a degree in Forestry and Environmental Sciences, yet rock climbing had energized my life in such a positive way that I realized that I had to live fully in the vertical world.
It was then that radically transformed my life to pursue my dream of becoming a Mountain Guide and so I moved to Torino to gain the experience and skills required to pass the rigors of my trade.
Since 2017 I have been an IFMGA Aspirant Mountain Guide.
Join me! I can’t wait to share my greatest passion with enthusiasm and awareness in my favorite environments.
After gaining experience and increasing my ability in each discipline, I participated in the IFMGA Aspirant Mountain Guides course and graduated in 2017. Nowadays, my greatest passion is to share with enthusiasm and awareness the most incredible environment: our Alps.
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