Adamello

Elevation (feet): 11,660
Elevation (meters): 3,554
Continent: Europe
Country: Italy
Range/Region: Brenta-Adamello-Garda Group
Latitude: 46.156111
Longitude: 10.496389
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: May, Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1864
First successful climber(s): julius Payer
Nearest major airport: milan
Convenient Center: ponte di legno passo del tonale

Thanks to Alberto Osti and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

adamello is the higest point of an important mountain group in central alps, beautiful and interesting for the vast and flat glaciers of Pian di Neve, Mandorne, Lobbia, Lares and Pisgana. especially the first, immediatly under the top, is a huge glacier of many square kilometers. normal climbing routes come from val di genova (close to madonna di campiglio ski area) and passo del tonale; from this area is easy to arrive till 3000 m. by cableway, then going down till 2500 and then up to the topo through mandrone and pian di neve glaciers.

Thanks to Alberto Osti for this description.