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An exciting route up a beautiful arete high in the mountains.
Hike up to Rifugio Gianetti from the valley (get a local trail map to find the path). Punta Torelli is a very prominent arete which can easily be seen from the hut. Take a look at the Bergell overview photo - it's the arete on the left, just right of the short (500 foot!) tower. Talk to other climbers there to pick out the correct line. It's a 45 minute hike (roughly) from the hut to the base. The standard descent is a hike off to the left. We improvised a series of raps and scrambles to avoid some narrow, ice-covered ledges.
A standard trad rack with a full range of cams and stoppers will get you through. I was missing my Aliens, which would have protected these cracks nicely.