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Gran Paradiso ski mountaineering


A beautiful ski mountaineering itinerary in one of the most beautiful area of Gran Paradiso Natural Park. You will reach with skis the Gran Paradiso summit, at 4.061 meters!
PHOTOS

PROGRAM

A fascinating realm of glaciers and snow, and certainly one of the best easy ski mountaineering of the Alps: especially suited to all wildlife passionates! You can climb to Gran Paradiso’s summit from two different starting points: Federico Chabod Hut or Vittorio Emanuele II Hut. Both huts can be reached from Pont Valsavaranche on an easy itinerary in a beautiful natural environment.

DAY

Difference in altitude: 815 m
Ascent time: 2 hours
Meeting point: Pont Valsavarenche parking area, close to Hotel Gran Paradiso, for equipment check and a short briefing with the Guide

From the Pont Valsavarenche parking lot (1,960 m), we follow the path in the Woods that crosses the Savare torrent and make our way into the valley. On the left, we take the steep trail that winds up the mountain and leads to the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut.

We exit the woods and travel east across the vast moraine hummocks, beyond which we enjoy a view onto the north faces of the Ciarforon (3,642 m) and the Becca di Monciair (3,544 m). A few more steps, and we’ll be at the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut (2,775 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 815 m
Ascent time: 2 hours
Meeting point: Pont Valsavarenche parking area, close to Hotel Gran Paradiso, for equipment check and a short briefing with the Guide

From the Pont Valsavarenche parking lot (1,960 m), we follow the path in the Woods that crosses the Savare torrent and make our way into the valley. On the left, we take the steep trail that winds up the mountain and leads to the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut.

We exit the woods and travel east across the vast moraine hummocks, beyond which we enjoy a view onto the north faces of the Ciarforon (3,642 m) and the Becca di Monciair (3,544 m). A few more steps, and we’ll be at the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut (2,775 m).

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1,300 m
Ascent/Descent time: 10-11 hours

The normal route from the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut (2,735 m) begins on a moraine of large stone blocks, then turns into a narrow valley framed by lateral moraines, and finally heads up an evenly-sloped glacier. At the distinctive “Schiena d’Asino” (Donkey’s Back) we take a short break, then ascend the col of the Becca di Moncorvé and continue towards the bergschrund. A brief but demanding final ridge is all that separates us from the statue-clad summit.

The ascent from the Federico Chabod Hut (2.750 m) begins on the moraine then continues up across the Laveciau Glacier. When it reaches the Schiena d’Asino, this route joins the one from the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut. The descent is via the same route.

DAY

Difference in altitude: 1,300 m
Ascent/Descent time: 10-11 hours

The normal route from the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut (2,735 m) begins on a moraine of large stone blocks, then turns into a narrow valley framed by lateral moraines, and finally heads up an evenly-sloped glacier. At the distinctive “Schiena d’Asino” (Donkey’s Back) we take a short break, then ascend the col of the Becca di Moncorvé and continue towards the bergschrund. A brief but demanding final ridge is all that separates us from the statue-clad summit.

The ascent from the Federico Chabod Hut (2.750 m) begins on the moraine then continues up across the Laveciau Glacier. When it reaches the Schiena d’Asino, this route joins the one from the Vittorio Emanuele II Hut. The descent is via the same route.

DETAILS

DURATION
orologio
2 Days
orologio
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
stelle
low
stelle
FITNESS LEVEL
cuori
intermediate
cuori
PERSONS
utente
max 5 per ogni Guida Alpina
utente
PERIOD
calendario
from 13/03 to 27/05
DURATION
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY
FITNESS LEVEL
PERSONS
PERIOD
2 Days
low
intermediate
max 5 per ogni Guida Alpina
from 13/03 to 27/05
orologio
stelle
cuori
utente
calendario

RATES

780 € fee per person with 1 participant
425 € fee per person with 2 participants
330 € fee per person with 3 participants
275 € fee per person with 4 participants
245 € fee per person with 5 participants
The rate includes
  • the assistance of a UIAGM certified Mountain Guide
  • liability insurance
  • loan of shared safety material
  • the Mountain Guide’s expenses (transfers, dinner, breakfast and accommodation)
  • accommodation in refuge in half board (dinner and breakfast)
  • packed lunch for the summit day

The rate does not include
  • research and rescue insurance with UVGAM coverage (recommended): €5 per person for 3 days
  • transfers, lunch and beverages for you and the guide
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (avalanche beacon, shovel and probe): €40 per person
  • the hiring of any personal equipment (harness, ice axe and crampons): €40 per person
  • anything that is not mentioned under "The rate includes"
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by the respective owners without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening/closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
Notes
  • It is crucial that participants follow all instructions provided by the mountain guides before and during the activities, and that they accept any changes made to the programme in order to guarantee their safety.
  • Fees for lift facilities, transfers and mountain lodges are subject to changes established and applied by the respective owners without any liability attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
  • The rates listed in the “The rate does not include” section are to be considered merely indicative and are therefore subject to changes.
  • PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides reserves the right to change any route or activity programme based on conditions (weather, accessibility, refuge) and participants’ fitness level.
  • The dates indicated for the activities may change due to weather, snow, or soil conditions, etc. In addition, they depend on the date of opening/closing of the lift facilities, which are established seasonally/yearly by the managing entities of the same and, therefore, are not in any way attributable to PEAKSHUNTER Mountain Guides.
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