Climbs 10
Rocktype Quartzite
Altitude 3369m a.s.l
Faces SW

Niek on the vertical arete © michaelja

Crag features

SW face is more then 600 m high. (Rocktype can also be gneis.)

Beautiful mountain.

Real testpiece for mountaineers.

serious routes mainly on own protection.

From 1 600 m D

A number of TD/TD+ of 500m

And modern long routes to F8a

Approach notes

From Milano-Aosta-Torino, motorway take Ivrea exit.

Then follow for Ciriè and Pont Canavese.

Along the road for Ceresole Reale, once in Rosone, a narrow road on the right side (road marks Piantonetto-Rifugio Pontese) allows to arrive till the Teleccio Lake 1870 m. Just before the dam P.

From there 1 hour to Rifugio Pontese (2200m)

The SW wall is 1.30 hours further. Not easy Check guidebook.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Via Mellano-Perego
E2 5b *** 2
Climb name Grade
2 Perego-Mellano + Fil a Piombo
E2 5b 2

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