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Around Monte Viso

This trip takes 2/3 days, along green valleys, over rocky passes with some interesting history in background.

The first part of the track follows a creek in a verdant valley. It veers then right towards a rocky pass.

Salate valley
Valle de Salate
Monte VisoMonte Viso

From Gallarino Pass the track is rocky until grassy flats and lakes are reached. Refuge Sella Quintino is sited above the largest lake with great views of Monte Viso.

Col Traversette
Col de la Traversette

Napoléon went over this pass with his army and supplies to invade Italy, nearly two centuries ago.

fitalia.gif (984 octets)Start from Casteldelfino in Italy.

 

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