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Summer ascents on the glacier
Here a list of gear and clothes that you should have to spend one or more days at heights.
The objects marked with a * are necessary only if you will spend the night in a hut.

- Backpack 30 liters
- Harness
- Ice axe
- Crampons with antibot
- Mountaineering boots with rigid sole
- Headlamp*
- Trekking poles
- Lightweight sleeping bag liner (no heavy sleeping bak, you will find blankets in the hut)*
- Sunglasses (very dark)
- Suncream and lip balm
- Hat
- Warm gloves (ok ski gloves)
- Light gloves
- Breathable t-shirt
- Pile or windstopper sweater
- Waterproof/wind shell racket (for example in Goretex)
- Down jacket
- Climbing pants, if light take a long underwear
- Socks
- Gaiter
- One more T-shirt
- A change of socks*
- First aid kit (we recommend an analgesic for headache like aspirin + compeed or plaster in case of blisters)
- Digital camera
- 1 liter water bottle or a thermos
- Something to eat during the ascent (bars, dried fruits, chocolate, biscuits …as you prefere!)
- Lightweight toilet kit (toothbrush and toothpaste, a little towel)*
Our advice about clothes: wear several layers of clothing, prefere a breathable clothes directly on your skin to eliminate sweat, then a warm pile or sweater and in case of wind or rain the jacket to protect you from the weather adversities.


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News Summer 2018: Ascent to the Rock of the Discovery (4178 m) on the occasion of the 240th anniversary of the conquest of the first 4000 meters of the Alps. 

The ascent is organised every Wednesday of July and August if reached the minimum number of participants.

Save the date: on the 17th August group ascent to the Entdeckòngsfelse, followed by the Holy Mass. Reservations are mandatory – contact our office. Prices: 80€ per person (maximum 5 people) for the ascent, 18 € ticket of the lifts, possibility of having lunch in Mantova hut at the promotional price of 10€ (first course + drink).

In case of bad weather the program is postponed to the 22nd August.


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