Sweeping sheets of clean granite spread out over chains of mountains, the Bergell valley (Val Bregaglia) offers alpine adventures for the the plaisir climbers and many opportunities for more wild times.
A dream route for any alpine rock climber: 850 meters of clean, excellent granite taking a moderate line up a classic north face. The long history and stunning location feed into the well-deserved aura around this climb. Despite the moderate technical grade, retreat would be nearly impossible and bivvying uncomfortable, so this is a committing climb.Many additional trip reports and descriptions exist. Some of the best:www.summitpost.org/cassin-route/158554A superb topo which saved us much...[more]Browse More Classics in International