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Monte Rosso, Cima di Val Bona, Monte del Forno - 3-peak route around the Capanna del Forno

Back-country skiing · Bergell Mountains
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  • On the ascent to Monte del Forno with a view of the breathtaking Monte Disgrazia
    On the ascent to Monte del Forno with a view of the breathtaking Monte Disgrazia
    Photo: Johanna Singer, Outdooractive Premium
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Distance 12.9 km
8:00 h
1,743 m
1,742 m
3,213 m
2,376 m
Brilliant descents and exposed summit ridges for fit ski mountaineers in the unique mountain scenery of the Bergell Alps

This round of almost 17 km and 1700 m ascent is a perfect day´s destination for fit ski mountaineers when the conditions are good, especially since you can climb three peaks in one day. It is of course also possible to skip a summit. During the route you switch back and forth between the Swiss-French border several times. The views of the Bergell Mountains are unique and you can´t stop being amazed - Piz Badile and Piz Cengalo in the west, the entire chain at the end of Vadrec del Forno with Cima di Castello, the three Torrone peaks, Monte Sissone , the north walls of Cima di Rosso and Cima di Vazzeda and the all-out-top Monte Disgrazia in the southeast. At all three peaks of Monte Rosso, Cima di Val Bona and Monte del Forno, you usually make a ski depot below the summit and cover the last few meters to the summit over partly exposed ridges with crampons and ice ax. All in all, we applied and removed the ski skins three times. The round offers a lot of variety between ascent and

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