Grivola

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Grivola
Grivola 0002.JPG
The Grivola
Elevation 3,969 m (13,022 ft)
Prominence 714 m (2,343 ft)[1]
Listing Alpine mountains above 3000 m
Location
Grivola is located in Italy
Grivola
Grivola
Italy
Location Aosta Valley, Italy
Range Graian Alps
Coordinates 45°35′48″N 7°15′52″E / 45.59667°N 7.26444°E / 45.59667; 7.26444Coordinates: 45°35′48″N 7°15′52″E / 45.59667°N 7.26444°E / 45.59667; 7.26444
Climbing
First ascent 1859 by Ormsby, Bruce, Ambrogio Dayné, Cachat and Tairraz
Easiest route From Col Lauson (3,296 m)

The Grivola (3,969 m) is a mountain in the Graian Alps in Italy. It lies between the Valsavarenche and the Vallon di Cogne.

Etymology[edit]

Grivola means young lady in the Occitan language.

SOIUSA classification[edit]

According to SOIUSA (International Standardized Mountain Subdivision of the Alps) the mountain is classified in the following way:[2]

  • main part = Western Alps
  • major sector = North-Western Alps
  • section = Graian Alps
  • subsection = North-eastern Graian Alps
  • supergroup = Catena del Gran Paradiso
  • group = Gruppo Grivola-Gran Serra
  • subgroup = Sottogruppo della Grivola
  • code = I/B-7.IV-A.3.b

Huts[edit]

  • Rifugio Federico Chabod (2,750 m)
  • Bivacco Luciano Gratton (3,198 m)
  • Bivacco Mario Balzola (3,477 m)
  • Bivacco Mario Gontier (2,309 m)
  • Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele II (2,732 m)
  • Rifugio Vittorio Sella (2,588 m)[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grivola, Italy". Peakbagger.com. 
  2. ^ Marazzi, Sergio (2005). Atlante Orografico delle Alpi. SOIUSA (in Italian). Priuli & Verlucca. p. 113. ISBN 978-88-8068-273-8. 
  3. ^ Hut Vittorio Sella, site:www.rifugiosella.com

Maps[edit]

  • Italian official cartography (Istituto Geografico Militare - IGM); on-line version: www.pcn.minambiente.it
  • Istituto Geografico Centrale - Carta dei sentieri e dei rifugi 1:50.000 scale n.3 Parco Nazionale del Gran Paradiso and 1:25.000 n.101 Gran Paradiso, La Grivola, Cogne

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