Adolfo Hess Bivouac


Description of the route

Altitude: 2,958 m
Location: Col d’Estelette
Sleeps: 4
Open: always open
Difficulties: EE
Trail sign: no
Journey time: 4 h from La Visaille
Coordinates UTM-WGS84: EAST 330617
Coordinates UTM-WGS84: NORTH 5071478

From the Elisabetta Refuge carry on along the path until the crossroads for Les Pyramides Calcaires.
Take the path on your right that leads to the moraine then cut off sideways towards the river flowing down from the glacier.
After crossing it, head along a grassy slope following the twists and turns in the path until you come to a steep pass with debris on the right.
Go back up it following the path trails until you come to the top and the Colle d’Estellette, where you will find the Bivouac after turning left and passing the last of the rocks (2 hours).

Equipment: blankets, melting water.


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