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A break at Casati
Jenn and Brian take advantage of the fact that there is practically a full-blown hotel halfway up our climb of a glaciated peak. [enlarge]
Climbers out the window
A view out the window at the Casati Rifugio, showing a group of climbers on the glacier on a flank of Monte Cevedale. [enlarge]
Cevedale Glacier
A view up the very gentle glacier leading up to the summit of Monte Cevedale. [enlarge]
Snow, Clouds, Ice, Mist
High alpine beauty on the way to the summit of Monte Cevedale. [enlarge]
Roped for the first time
Jenn stands roped up on her first ever glacier climb. The rif. Casati can be seen below in the background. [enlarge]
Track to the summit
A well-defined boot path leads upwards to the summit. [enlarge]
Track to the summit
A well-defined boot path leads upwards to the summit. [enlarge]
Rest Break
A rest break while climbing on the Cevedale Glacier. [enlarge]
courtesy BConnell
Summit Ridge in sight!
Jenn and Andreware within sight of the summit ridge, which can be seen above. [enlarge]
Climbing on Cevedale Glacier
A view looking back downhill, with Brian and Jenn. [enlarge]
Looking uphill
A view of the boottrack leading up to Cevedale's summit. [enlarge]
Monte Cevedale
A zoomed-in view of the summit hump on Monte Cevedale. The only semi-steep bits are at that point. [enlarge]
A sea of Cotton
A sea of cotton laps against the icy shores of upper Monte Cevedale. [enlarge]
Steep step
This is the only steep bit of climbing on this route up Monte Cevedale - a final step up before gaining the summit ridge. [enlarge]
courtesy BConnell
Steep Step
This is the only steep bit of climbing on this route up Monte Cevedale - the final bit before gaining the summit ridge. [enlarge]
On the summit ridge
Brian and Jenn climb up the summit ridge. [enlarge]
On the summit ridge
Brian and Jenn climb up the summit ridge. (northeast ridge) [enlarge]
Summit Rocks
Jenn stands amidst the summit rocks on Monte Cevedale [enlarge]
Summit GPS check
Brian checks his GPS on the summit of Monte Cevedale. [enlarge]
courtesy BConnell
Andrew on summit
Andrew on the summit of Monte Cevedale. [enlarge]
Mountain Conquerer Connell
Striking a suitably Napoleonic pose, Brian stands astride the summit of Monte Cevedale. [enlarge]
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