Blog posts Tagged: italy

Cogne: Gran Paradiso (almost)

Posted by Sam Harrison on September 24, 2014 at 01:51.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Gran Paradiso was the aim for peak number 3, however the weather was set firmly against us and so in the end, it wasn't to be.

Cogne: Gran Sertz (Grand Serre)

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 27, 2014 at 17:15.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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The first summit we climbed from the Cogne valley, the Gran Sertz from the Rifugio Sella.

Cogne, Valnontey and the Valle d'Aosta

Posted by Sam Harrison on August 27, 2014 at 11:50.

 Mountaineering and climbing

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Summer holidays exploring the mountains around Cogne in the Aosta Valley, coinciding with the Alpine Club's annual Alps meet.

Tuscany: Alpi Apuane mountains

Posted by Sam Harrison on June 17, 2014 at 10:45.

 Hill walking

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The Alpi Apuane mountains, lying just north-west of Pisa, are an impressive rocky-peaked range of the Apennines that make the perfect place to get away from the tourists in surrounding towns.

Tuscany: Cinque Terre

Posted by Sam Harrison on June 12, 2014 at 15:13.

 Hill walking

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First of a few posts about two weeks I spent in Tuscany. This one includes details about a couple of days out in the Cinque Terre.