From the 6th to the 10th of April 2022

An exciting ski mountaineering tour in the wild Gran Paradiso National Park.

Five fantastic days join the excellent welcome of the four refuges where we stay for the overnight and the climb of Gran Paradiso (4061 m), the only 4000 meters peak entirely Italian.

Private groups (min 4 persons) can choose different dates depending on their needs

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Travel Program

1stDay

Transfer to Cogne

Meeting with the Mountain Guide in the morning and transfer to Cogne. Departure from Valnontey up to the refuge Vittorio Sella (2584m). Dinner and overnight.
Ascent 918 m – 3 hours

2ndDay

Crossing Gran Serra - Chabod Hut

From the hut we start the ascent to the top of Gran Serra (3552m), descent into the isolated valley of Tymorion and after a short ascent up to Colle del Gran Neyron (3400m), we will enjoy an amazing view on the north walls of Montandaynè, Piccolo and Gran Paradiso. From the col, a nice slope lead us to the comfortable Chabod hut (2750m).
Ascent 1370m, descent 1250m - 7 hours

3rdDay

Climb to Gran Paradiso m 4061

Today we gonna climbing Gran Paradiso, the main peak of the tour. Crossing the Glacier of Laveciau and climbing the long ridge called Donkey's Back we arrive at the easy rocks step that lead us to the summit. After a break to enjoy the fantastic view that offers us the summit, we begin the fantastic descent to the historic refuge Victor Emmanuel II (2730m).
Ascent 1311m, descent 1330m – 6 hours

4thDay

Crossing Gran Paradiso Col - Pontese Hut

The wildest spot today. We enter in Piedmont through the Great Paradise Col (3345m) and descend into the valley of Noaschetta down to the bivouac Ivrea m 2745. Climb up to the Becchi Col (2990m) and descent to the Pontese hut (2200m) in the Piantonetto valley.
Ascent 930m, descent 1200m – 7 hours

5thDay

Crossing Teleccio Col - Cogne

Last day today. Around 1100 meters climbing in front of the impressive Valsoera and Grand S. Pierre walls up to the Colle del Teleccio (3304) From there last descent through Valeille to the village of Lillaz. Come back to Cogne in 5 minute driving by car.
Ascent 1100m, descent 1750m – 7/8 hours


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The program may be modified by the Mountain Guide according to the technical level of the participants or for weather reasons.


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Difficulties

F+ / Easy +

Skills required

Good ski touring experience and good physical shape are required

Duration, Participants and Deadline

Duration Min Max Deadline
5 days 4 4 14/03/2022

Equipements

Full ski touring equipment, avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, harness, ice axe and crampons

Documents

Alpine Club Card is recommended

Prices

4 people480,00 €per person
3 people590,00 €per person

Rate details

THE PRICE INCLUDES :. Support and assistance of a U.I.A.G.M. certified Mountain Guide, all the technical equipment in common use, reservation to the Huts and logistics, rental of technical equipment if you need (harness, crampons, ice axe, snow beep).

THE PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Transfer costs, half board in the Huts. Guide’shalf board will be shared by participants. Injury insurance.