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Alps 2011 - Arolla, Gran Paradiso NP and Val Veny

posted 26 Jul 2011, 15:32 by Allan McCulloch
9th July 2011 - 23 July 2011

6 DMC members took part in an amazing 2-week trip to the Alps. Highlights included:-

  • La Luette  (F, 3,548m) from the Dix hut
  • Mont Blanc de Cheilon (PD, 3,870m) from the Dix hut then return to Arolla valley
  • Pigne d' Arolla (F, 3,796m) traverse from the Dix to Vignettes huts and return to Arolla
  • Tete Blanche (F, 3,429m) from the Bertol hut then return to Arolla
  • Via Ferrata at Plateau d'assy (near Chamonix)
  • Gran Paradiso (PD, 4,061m) from the Vittorio Emanuele II hut then return to Pont
  • Climb to the Gonella Hut (3071m) from Val Veny
  • Via Ferrata at Val Veny
  • Herculean consumption of pizza, tartiflettes, red wine and interesting beers...