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Hut - Corno Gries [2338 m]

Corno Gries
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Is found in Val Corno, a branchon the west of the head of Val Bedretto. Situated on a grassy ridge that separates the two terminal valleys of Val Corno.
Insert date
23/03/2004
Update date
30/04/2015
Nation
Swizerland
Region
Canton Ticino
Mountainous area
Ticino W.
Valley
Valle Bedretto
Opening Period
Guardian present from late June to early October
Telephone number
+41 (0)91 869 11 29
Email
j(7syfPT)jerono(4OeOpj)gmx(7syfPT)ch
Link
http://www.capanneti.ch/huts/main.jsp?id_language=1&id_hut=19
Guardian
Jerono Jutta - Tel(jA6gwz) +41 (0)76 452 19 72
Owner
CAS Bellinzona e Valli, 6500 Bellinzona
Beds
50
Beds in winter
9
Co-ordinates GPS
Lat.146.650 - Lng. 674.610
Public transportation
Autopostale all' Alpe di Cruina
Place of departure
Alpe di Cruina sulla strada del passo Nufenen
Altitude at departure
2003 metri
Difference in level
335 metri
Travel time
45 minutes
Difficulties
E - (Hike) route on a well-marked, easy to followtrail or footpath.Requires suitable equipmentand fitness level.
Access
From Alpe di Cruina at the corner of the road that goes to Nufenenpass, go to Val Corno in the WSW direction. The marked trail goes up the right side of the stream to Alpe Cprno 2204 m. From here, proceed to the left, going up the slope to the terrace where the hut is situated.
CNS 1:25.000 Val Bedretto
CNS 1:50.000 Nufenenpass
Guida delle Alpi Ticinesi vol. 1
To huit Hut Maria Luisa2155 m (EE ; 2hrs 30mins)
From the hut, descend to the E and cross the stream. The trail runs at a flat level and goes round the northern slopes of Punta di Elgio to Cappella di San Giacomo 2254 m. From this point, go up towards the SW at the San Giacomo 2313 m pass. From the pass, go down to Val Toggia along the paved road that goes along Bacino del Toggia from above, passing near the dam to the hut.
To Blinnenehorn 3375 m (F ; 4hrs 30 mins) From the hut, take the marked trail towards the SW that leads to Passo Corno 2485 m. From here, proceed along the trail with some ascents and descents to Passo del Gries 2479 m. From the pass, you will eventually reach the traverse at Griesgletscher; go up the easy glacier near the right bank to Gran Sella del Gries 3133 m. From the wide glacial saddle, go up towards the SW walls and round a crevassed area towards the NW. Go up over tracks and debris on the SW crest and keep to the edge till the peak.