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The Corno Grande is the Gran Sasso's peak. Almost 3000 meters above sea level, stupendous rocky peaks Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: stupendous rocky peaks, backdrop to the landscape of Campo Imperatore plateau Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: Campo Imperatore plateau.

There are many routes leading to the peak, we walked on the easiest: the Normal route, leaving from L'Aquila Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: leaving from L'Aquila side of the mountain. There are many signs Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: many signs on the path, the few forks are well-marked. Here we go left Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: left for the Normal route, you can go right if you want to walk on the Direct route (more difficult to walk through). The path proceeds quietly, betwenn rocky peaks Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: rocky peaks and the blue sky creating a wonderful panorama Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: a wonderful panorama.

We pass through a steep slope Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: steep slope section, the landscape is absolutely incredible Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: incredible. On our right someone is trying to reach the peak walking on the ridges Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: ridges, a very difficult path (only for expert hikers). We are now in front of the final ascent Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: final ascent, a very steep slope among the rocks. It's not so easy to walk in this section, in my view is not something suitable for beginners.

We are now really close to the Corno Grande Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: Corno Grande: under the peak there is the "Calderone" glacier Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: calderone glacier; in front of us, on the peak, there are so many people Corno Grande, Normal route on the Gran Sasso: there are so many people on such a narrow path that we decide not to go further, after 6 km walking and 900 meters height difference, we are almost at the top and we already had a really nice experience!



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