From the 22nd to the 28th of August 2022

This beautiful park is situated between Aosta Valley and Piemonte regions of Italy. It’s one of the most popular parks in the country, its highest peak, Gran Paradiso, reaches 4061 meters.

During these 7 days, we’ll enjoy trekking through this beautiful area, contemplate the incredible landscapes of the Alps and get to see part of the local fauna, such as ibex, marmots, hares and the golden eagle. Finally, on the last day of the program, we’ll face a challenging ascent to the summit of Gran Paradiso. Although technical abilities are not essential, it is important to have a good training and some experience in the use of crampons.

Private groups (min 5 persons) can choose different dates, according to their needs.

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Travel Program

1stDay

Valsavarenche – Rifugio Città di Chivasso

From Valsavarenche (1960 meters) we begin our trek to Nivolet Pass (2641 meters). Finally, in the evening we will have dinner and stay overnight in città di Chivasso refuge.
Elevation gain 650m - 2-2.30h
EASY PATH E

2ndDay

Rifugio Città di Chivasso - Rifuigo Noaschetta

From the hut, we go to Colle della Terra (2911 meters) and continue to Colle della Porta (3002 meters). Afterwards, we’ll descend to Alpe Foges (2214 meters), pass by “casa di caccia” del Gran Piano (2222 meters) and, finally, reach Noaschetta Refuge (1520 meters), where we’ll spend the night.
Elevation gain 800 - loss 1850m - 7/8h
EASY PATH E

3rdDay

​Rifugio Noaschetta - Rifugio Pontese

We’ll climb up to Colle dei Becchi (2990 meters) and descend to Pontese refuge (2217m).
Elevation gain 1470m - loss 800m - 6/7h
MEDIUM PATH EE

4thDay

Rifugio Pontese – Cogne

From the refuge, we’ll trek to Colle di Teleccio (3304 meters) and descend on the other side, in order to get Cogne (1554 meters), where we’ll spend the night. Accommodation in hotel.
Elevation gain 1100m - loss 1750m - 8/9h
MEDIUM PATH EE

5thDay

​Cogne - Rifugio V. Sella

This will be an easy and relaxing day. On an easy path, from Cogne we’ll walk to Valnontey and then to Vittorio Sella Refuge (2584 meters), where we’ll spend the night.
Elevation gain 1050m - 4h
EASY PATH E

6thDay

​Rifugio V. Sella - Rifugio Chabod

On this day, we’ll go through Col du Loson, reach the feet of Punta Money and continue downhill to Chabod Refuge (2750 meters).
Elevation gain 1400m - loss 1200m - 7/8h
MEDIUM PATH EE

7thDay

​Rifugio Chabod – Gran paradiso 4061 – Pont Valsavarance

We’ll wake up very early in the morning in order to climb Gran Paradiso (4061 meters). We’ll descend on the opposite side, pass by rifugio Vittorio Emanuele and continue to Pont Valsavaranche, our final destination.
Elevation gain 1300m - loss 2100m - 8/9h
EASY HIGH MOUNTAIN ASCENT F


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The schedule may be subjected to change under unforeseen circumstances.

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Difficulties

EEA / Difficult Hiking

Skills required

Good training, basic skills in using crampons and ice axe are recommended

Duration, Participants and Deadline

Duration Min Max Deadline
7 days 5 5 31/07/2022

Equipements

High mountain clothing, harness, crampons, poles, Full equipment list will be provided with the information sheet

Documents

Alpine Club Card is recommended

Vaccination

No vaccinations are required

Prices

4 people650,00 €per person

Rate details

WHAT’S INCLUDED: Support and assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide, logistic organization, harness, crampons and ice axe rental, use of common materials, packed lunch during the trekking.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED: travel to get the meeting point, half board in refuges or guest houses during the trekking (including your guide’s fees which will be split between the participants), personal equipment, drinks, other optional insurance, everything is not mentioned in “WHAT’S INCLUDED”.