La Madonnina del Gran Paradiso
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... Bernardos. Now onto antipasto at via Bert and dinner in old Biella. A fantastic trip and superbly organised by Riccardo and Phil. It is a privilege for all of us to spend time in this untapped and unspoilt area of Piemonte. Everyone has been so welcoming to Squadra Vittino. We all look forward to 2016 or earlier ! Giro di Graglia ...
... We arrived at the first lake and then encountered snow. The Squadra kept pushing on till it became obvious that only pierre, flinty, james and Steiners being the only ones who had hiking waterproof shoes could continue to the end. it took over 5.5 hours with stops but was fantastic. A late lunch followed by coffe at pont st martin and walk over roman bridge. back to graglia ...
... a train to ride the 34km back to settimo vittone and up a tough climb to Andrate and back to Graglia.
the total climbing was 2,900 meters and 142km of riding meaning 7 hours in the saddle.
we had a medal count to award the 'count Von graglia 2014'
overwhelming winner was Davo on 25 votes - outstanding season.
now we are off to Bossola for dinner
... other towns. A tough climb up into the valley. Next was a drive up the valley and drinks at champoluc followed by dinner at the hotel. La Ciasimusira The Count von Christo re_assumed his position for a second term. Tough day looming ...
... on the Galleria climb to Rosazza and through the tunnel to an awesome restaurant on the other side. Highlight being the donkey salami.
Snow as well!
Back down the mountain with 2 groups; 1 via favaro and 1 via Tracciolino.
Traciollino had an evil knieval moment with damage to Davo and ric's wheel. A vehicle was ...
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- Room service
- Free parking