Corno Piccolo

Elevation (feet): 9,482
Elevation (meters): 2,890
Continent: Europe
Country: Italy
Range/Region: Apennines
Latitude: 42.471099
Longitude: 13.570514
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Nearest major airport: Rome
Convenient Center: L'Aquila

Thanks to guido freddi and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

The Corno Piccolo is the second highest peak of the Appennines. From the North is a huge compact limestone block crossed by a few gullies filled with snow until summer. The normal route (EE to F)is from the Rifugio Franchetti, on the South, open during the summer months.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 2 trip reports for Corno Piccolo.

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  • Log #16493 - by Chandra-Luciano Malorni on Aug 22, 2001
    The ascent to this 2655 metres high mountain was an unforgetable event. We took the normal route, the "Via Danesi", which is a bit particular for a normal route. It's definitely one of the...
  • Log #16494 - by guido freddi on May 23, 2001
    I climbed the peak through a North face gully. The snow was already too wet. Once you reach the compact limestone face, climb a the 300m 60° snow gully, at the top of which there is a unprotected...