Refuge de l'Epée - Bruil

This walk is part of the trek Trek across the Gran Paradiso.

Fourth stage between Valgisenche and Val de Rheme.

Technical sheet
No. 2918
A Valgrisenche walk posted on 01/03/12 by bernardino. Update : 29/10/16
Calculated time Calculated time: 2h55[?]
Distance Distance : 6.16km
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 494m
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 1147m
Highest point Highest point : 2861m
Lowest point Lowest point : 1725m
Average Difficulty : Average
Back to starting point Back to starting point : No
Walking Walking
Area Area : Alps
Location Location : Valgrisenche
Starting point Starting point : N 45.588736° / E 7.060406°
Arrival Arrival : N 45.569521° / E 7.117532°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 3532ETR
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Description

Head east still following triangles n°2 and the signs.

First, gently head up through the alpine pasture (D) , with the Becca di Tei ridge overlooking.
At the foot of the pass the slope gets steeper with twists and turns giving access to col de la Fenêtre (1).

Head down, carefully, as the slope is pretty steep and falling rocks can hurt.
Get to the confluence of three streams issued from this cirque (2) and head through the Torrent alpine pasture (3).

Start another steep but safe downhill hike leading to Bruil hamlet (4) in the Rhême-Notre-Dame commune.

Hôtel Lydia is in the centre of the hamlet.

Waypoints :
D : km 0 - alt. km 0
1 : km 0.84 - alt. km 0.84
2 : km 2.83 - alt. km 2.83
3 : km 4.06 - alt. km 4.06
4 : km 4.44 - alt. km 4.44
A : km 6.16 - alt. km 6.16

Useful Information

No water spots along the way.

We advise taking IGN maps with you on this walk. Click here to buy : 3532ETR.

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

During the walk or to do/see around

Bruil is a delightful village surrounded by the loval summits.

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