Ettore Canzio Bivouac

Courmayeur


Description of the route

Altitude: 3,818 m
Location: Colle delle Grandes Jorasses
Sleeping places: 8
Open: always open
Difficulty: D
Trail sign: no
Ascent: 6 h from the Boccalatte Refuge
Coordinates UTM-WGS84:EAST 342864
Coordinates UTM-WGS84: NORTH 5081502

The bivouac is dedicated to Ettore Canzio, the founder member and first president of the Italian Academic Alipine Club (CAAI). In 1961 it was placed on the same place of a pre-existent bivouac (Città di Monza bivouac), installed in 1950 and mysteriously crashed on the Italian side one year later.

Access:
Access suitable for alpinists.
The CAAI reports that access is dangerous due to the lack of snow and ice which can make stones fall from above (2022).

Equipment: blankets, mattresses, melting water, radio.

Contact

CAAI (Club Alpino Accademico Italiano)
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