Col Cesta hike

The peak that protects the Dal Piaz hut


I return to my favorite hut in recent months: the Dal Piaz. The snow has stopped falling for some time but from an altitude of 1500m it is still packed and frozen. 1h 45m and I reach the refuge. Today I also brought crampons to test them with the Salewa GTX.



Date

22-02-2020

Distance

12.10 KM

Hike type

Alpinism

Ascent

1063 mt

  • Mountain

    Col Cesta

  • Address

    Croce d’Aune, Veneto, Italy

  • Altitude

    2078.00 m

  • Refuges

    Rifugio Dal Piaz

  • Information

    Rifugio Dal Piaz

I see in Col Cesta the perfect snowy ridge for the test and, having hooked the crampons perfectly to the boots, I reached 2078 of the hill. Beautiful sharp crest with the overhanging descent on both sides. Return to the hut for a quick refreshment: there was no focaccia, but a splendid spelled and legume soup! The difficulty 8 indicated is exclusively to be referred to the season and the use of crampons)




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Difficulty

Expert Hikers with Equipment - The equipped routes (or via ferrata) are indicated, they require the use of self-insurance devices.