The way up Piz Bernina is self evident, above the hut. The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used in the late 15th and the 16th centuries, during the age of the great European voyages of discovery and conquest. High Exposure E3 : In case of a fall, death is highly likely. Marco Polo was 17 or 18 when he began his journey from Venice to the farthest reaches of the Mongol empire.
The Polos had been on the road for only a few days when they heard that their friend Teobaldo had been elected pope as Gregory X. It is a brilliant peak, famed for its photogenic snow crest on the opposite side of the peak, the Biancograt. The wide S facing glacial slopes lead down to a small glacial col, next to the Pansera Bivouac, at about m. Marco Polo was 17 or 18 when he began his journey from Venice to the farthest reaches of the Mongol empire. This is the most easterly of the m peaks in the Alps.