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Pontechianale – Rifugio Sella

Trail typology


Elevation gain

1.200 m

Elevation loss

200 m

Total time

5.20 h

In the opposite direction

4.10 h

Pontechianale 1614m – Castello 1603m- Grange Gheit 1912 m – Passo di S. Chiaffredo 2764 m – Passo Gallarino 2727 m – Rifugio Q. Sella 2640 m

A section with a considerable altitude gap, but not too tiring and with very varied environments: the deep valley of Vallanta, the cool and picturesque wood of Alevé, the wild Vallone delle Giargiatte with small lakes and finally the glacial basin overlooked by the Monviso.

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