The Crozzon glacier located on the eastern slopes of the Crozzon di Brenta (3131 m) a short distance from the Cima Tosa (3161 m) is today divided into the Crozzon mountain glacier (0,02 km2) and the Crozzon Lower (0,07 km2) both exposed to the North.
The Crozzon glacier is located in the Brenta Dolomites Group. According to the New Italian Glacier Inventory published in 2015, based on the data collected in 2011, there are 20 small glaciers that extend over a total area of 0.86 km2. The glaciers, like the Crozzon glacier, have been more influenced by the effects of climate change, having recorded the greatest contraction (up to – 73%). Today, after almost a decade since the last official surveys, the situation has certainly changed. Some of the glaciers have disappeared or are running out.
New Italian Glacier Inventory (2015). 2011 Surveys
Type: Mountain (Pyrenean)
Feeding: Direct + Avalanches
Inventory C.G.I .: 655