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La Meije

Facts About La Meije La Meije is a mountain located at the High Dauphine Alps at La Grave, France. Same group as that of Barres des Ecrins along the Ecrins massif. Standing at 3983m above sea level. It is one of the steep mountains to traverse in this side of the French Alps. The sturdy rock is an excellent way to apply your mixed climbing skills with fellow hikers. Other mountaineers won't mince their words in describing this mountain as "difficile". The view from the top makes it a worthwhile climb though. How to get to the top of Le Meije? Best starting point? Take the train by the Geneva Airport. Hop off at the Grenoble Station. So whenever you...

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Piz Zupo

Facts About Piz Zupo. Piz Zupo is a mountain standing at 3996m above sea level at the Bernina Group. The word "Zupo" is based on the local term "Zuper". It is literally translated as "hidden". This is because you can hardly see the peak when climbing from the north side. You have to traverse the routes towards the peak to see it. And eventually, see the rest of the mountains from this summit. How to get to the peak of Piz Zupo? Getting to the peak? Get to Rifugio Marinelli in the province of Sondrio, Milan, Italy first. Rifugio Marinelli Bombardeli Al Bernina in particular. There is another Rifugio Marinelli in the Bernina Group's area. That one is far away...

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Gross Gruenhorn

Facts About Gross Gruenhorn. Gross Gruenhorn is a mountain originally spelled as "Gross Grünhorn". Standing at 4044m above sea level. It is practically the heart of the Bernese Alps based on its location. Due to its location, its official spot is Valais, Switzerland. This is also due to its proximity to the Bernese Trilogy of Jungfrau, Monch and Eiger. How to get to the peak of Gross Gruenhorn? If coming from the Zurich Airport, drive to Interlaken. Catch a train at Interlaken. Hop off to the Jungfraujoch to start with the trail. Tread the path at the Konkordiaplatz. Turn to the east and walk past the Ewigschneefald. You then reach the steep stairs at the Grueneggenhorn. Pass this route to...

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Gross Fiescherhorn

Facts About Gross Fiescherhorn. Gross Fiescherhorn is a peak found in the Bernese Alps standing at 4049m above sea level. Located at Berne in Valais, Switzerland. It is surround by glaciers names Ewischneefeld, Walliser Fischerfirn and Obers Ischmeer. Some hikers discovered this peak after reaching the summit of the Finsteraarhorn. Others have heard of it from fellow hikers staying at the Finsteraarhorn hut for the stopover. How to get to the peak of Gross Fiescherhorn? You can drive starting from Jungfraujoch. Other hikers are familiar with this spot when they took the train to the Jungfrau route. If driving, take the route from Sphinxstollen to Jungfraufirn. Get to the driving sequence of Konkordiaplatz-Grunefirn-Grunhornlucke. Go downwards to the Fiescher glacier. Cross...

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Piz Bernina

Facts About Piz Bernina. Piz Bernina is a mountain that stands at 4049m above sea level. Located at Engadin, Switzerland. This is one peak among the Bernina Group found at the easternmost side of the Alps. Piz in local Swiss dialect means massif. Ridges are seen from the peak as divided into 4 sides. It also separates 2 long glaciers namely Vadret Morteratsch and Vadret Roset. Despite its location, it is occasionally identified with other peaks in the Bernese Alps like Aletschhorn. How to get to the peak of Piz Bernina? You can walk the marked route starting at Rifugio Marinelli-Bombardieri. You will find the hut used as a stopover before the main climb by starting here. This is at...

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