Elevation (feet): 11,673
Elevation (meters): 3,558
Continent: Europe
Country: Italy
Range/Region: Brenta-Adamello-Garda Group
Latitude: 46.22
Longitude: 10.663889
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1864
First successful climber(s): douglas w. freshfield
Nearest major airport: milano
Convenient Center: vermiglio ,val di sole

Thanks to John Longhi and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Presanella is the highest peak in the Trentino,Italy. Presanella's north face offers classic ice climbing.The peak can be reached from the rifugio Denza to the glacier moraine east onto the presanella glacier through the Freshfield saddle.This is the via normale.

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for Presanella.

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  • Log #21494 - by Alexander Haupt on Oct 29, 2008
    Free-standing lonely peak in one of the most remote (i.e. unknown) areas of the Alps. Stupendous panorama. Long solo ascent from Rif.
  • Log #17012 - by John Longhi on Jan 06, 2002
    When I was ten years old visiting my relatives in Vermiglio,Italy,I would look up at the most awe inspiring, stupendous,and beautiful mountain peak in the val di sole "la Presanella". I...