Città di Mantova Hut

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Città di Mantova Hut
Rifugio Città di Mantova (it)

Photo of the Città di Mantova Hut
Picture of the Mantova Hut before the expansion

Elevation 3,498 m11,476.378 ft
2.174 miles
Type Private
Location Valle d'Aosta, Italy
Range Pennine Alps
Massif Monte Rosa
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DMS Coor. 45°53´41"N, 7°50´56"E
Swiss Coor. 631800 / 82700
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Nearby Features
Balmenhorn, Balmenhorn Bivouac, Corno Nero, Gnifetti Hut, Gugliermina Bivouac, Ludwigshöhe, Parrotspitze, Punta Giordani, Pyramid Vincent
Alpinist's Info
Base(s) Alagna Valsésia, Gressoney-la-Trinité, Saas Fee, Zermatt
Summit(s) Balmenhorn, Corno Nero, Dufourspitze, Liskamm, Ludwigshöhe, Parrotspitze, Punta Giordani, Pyramid Vincent, Signalkuppe, Zumsteinspitze
Topo. Map IGC 109: Monte Rosa - Alagna -
Valsesia - Macugnaga - Gressoney
Approach Difficulty Rating F F
Hut Info
Places 90
Guarded 6 Apr. - 11 May & 30 Jun. - 14 Sep.
Catering Drinks and Food
Tel. 0039 (0)163 781 50 (hut)
0039 (0)347 08 02 910 (reservation)
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[edit] General information

The Città di Mantova Hut (Rifugio Città di Mantova) (3,498 m) is a mountain hut above Gressoney-la-Trinité and Alagna Valsésia in the Pennine Alps in Valle d'Aosta, Italy. It's situated below the Gnifetti Hut on the E side of the rock rib separating the E branch of the Lis Glacier and the Garstelet Glacier and close to the foot of the latter. It's a private hut (Gressoney guides) but fees are the same as in CAI huts. Wardens are Comune Paolo, Comune Alessandro and Welf Arnoldo.

[edit] History

Built in 1984.

[edit] Accommodation

90 places, 20 in winter room

Category Price
Half Pension 50€
Half Pension for guides 30€

[edit] Approach routes

Take the lift to Punta Indren. From the lift follow a marked trail NW on the Indren Glacier (used for skiing) until below a rock barrier separating this glacier from the Garstelet Glacier (just S of the Gnifetti Hut and a fork in the trail. Take the L branch and reach the hut above the barrier after crossing some patches of névé.

Drive or take a buss to Staffal (or Staval) further up the valley and then use the lift system to the Passo dei Salati (via Alpe Gabiet). From the pass (2,936 m) follow the broad ridge N to Punta Indren. From there follow the route described above.

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