Chaltwasserpass / Bocchetta d'Aurona: Alpe Veglia to Simplon Pass
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Chaltwasserpass / Bocchetta d'Aurona: Alpe Veglia to Simplon Pass
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General

activities

frequentation: some

condition_rating: excellent

quality: medium

Rating

T5 

heights

elevation_max: 2770 m

elevation_access: 1740 m

height_diff: +1030 m / -1030 m

length_total: 10.0 km

Access

public_transport: yes

access_condition: cleared

hut_status: open_guarded

participants

vlad.atanasiu, A not too shy glacier fox.

route_description

Alpe Veglia - Chaltwasserpass - Simplon pass

weather and conditions


Blue sky


Difficulty finding route over the Aurona glacier. Route marker only visible from close up. Bergschrund big for small feet. Firm firn. Climbed with crampons and ice axe.

timing

Departure time: 7h / Duration: 7h

access_comment

From Binntalhutte, via Alpe Devero, on a three day hike.

hut_comment

Alpe Veglia, Hotel La Fonte: excellent food!

personal comments

Ibex traces descending the glacier.

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