Felice Giordano Bivouac

Gressoney-La-Trinité


Description of the route

Altitude:4,167 m
Location:Balmenhorn (Gressoney-La-Trinité)
Sleeping places:6
Open:always open
Difficulty:F (glacier)
Trail sign:NO
Ascent:2h from the Gnifetti Refuge
Coordinates UTM -WGS84EAST 411453
Coordinates UTM- WGS84NORTH 5085268

The mountain hut was built on the rocks of the Balmenhorn peak during the World War I for military purposes. In 1955, next to it, the statue of Cristo delle Vette was erected.
The current bivouac, which replaced the old one, was placed in 1985 and dedicated to Felice Giordano, a mountain guide from Alagna Valsesia, who died on 29th April 1968 by falling into a crevasse during a mountain rescue operation, near Pyramide Vincent.

Equipment: mattresses, pillows, blankets, gas stove, radio rescue.

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