Trek around Monte Viso in 5 days, stage 2

This walk is part of the trek Trek around Monte Viso in 5 days.

The second stage of our trek around Monte Viso starts with a hike through green foliage at the bottom of the valley. Then a passage through beautiful alpine pastures near a delightful little lake. Stunning view point at Col Sellière.

Technical sheet
No. 18062
A Bobbio Pellice walk posted on 22/01/13 by randogym. Update : 09/10/19
Calculated time Calculated time: 5h50[?]
Distance Distance : 6.72mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 3734ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 1404ft
Highest point Highest point : 9298ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 5643ft
Very difficult Difficulty : Very difficult
Back to starting point Back to starting point : No
Walking Walking
Areas Areas : Alps, Queyras, Dauphiné
Location Location : Bobbio Pellice
Starting point Starting point : N 44.773505° / E 7.039562°
Arrival Arrival : N 44.700293° / E 7.051036°
Map IGN Map (Click to buy) : Ref. 3637OTR
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Description

(D) Leave the "Refuge de Jervis" taking the trail heading south.
(1) After the last chalets stick to the right hand side of the torrent and climb up a steep uphill trail leading to pastures.
Follow the well-marked trail leading to "Refuge Granero" (2).
Then head down to the small lake, cross the spillway, keeping to its right (3) and head up towards Col Sellière (4).
From the pass, head down towards Refuge du Viso, visible at the bottom of the small valley.
You'll get to Refuge du Viso which is the end of this stage (A).

Waypoints :
D : mi 0 - alt. mi 0 - Refuge Jervis
1 : mi 0.46 - alt. mi 0.46
2 : mi 3.54 - alt. mi 3.54 - Refuge Granero
3 : mi 3.79 - alt. mi 3.79
4 : mi 5.07 - alt. mi 5.07 - Col Sellierino
A : mi 6.72 - alt. mi 6.72 - Refuge du Viso

Useful Information

The valley which leads up to Col Sellière coming from Jervis heads north. Neve lasts until mid-July. If you're doing the trek earlier in the season, cleats and an ice axe are recommended.

We advise taking IGN maps with you on this walk. Click here to buy : 3637OTR.

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

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