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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Gran Paradiso:

Situated in Gran Paradiso National Park, both the approach to and ascent of the mountain are incredibly scenic. Enjoy great views all the way up to the summit of the surrounding forests and valleys. Once you’re at the top, gaze over the glacier you've conquered to get there and get iconic views of Mont Blanc.

 

 

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Country Code:

+39

Currency:

Euro

Language:

Italian

Best time to climb:

June to September

What’s the weather like?

During the summer months, the weather for climbing Gran Paradiso is ideal. Average temperatures on the mountain hover between 8ºC to 12ºC. Weather on the mountain can be fairly unpredictable, but the summer months tend to be the driest

How to get there:

Any trip to Gran Paradiso generally begins with a flight into either Geneva International Airport (GVA) or Turin’s international airport (TRN). From here, Port Valsavarenche is only a few hours drive away. Many guides also will opt to meet you in either Turin or Chamonix

More info about Mountain Climbing in Gran Paradiso:

Rising to 4.061 meters in elevation, Gran Paradiso is the tallest mountain solely located within Italy. It also happens to be an easy peak to climb, making it an attractive destination for first-time and novice mountaineers. The ascent is generally made in two to three days, depending on how well you acclimatize. The first day is the approach and involved hiking to the mountain htu at which you will stay over boulder strewn fields. You will then either spend the night in the Rifugio Chaboud or Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele II, both of which offer authentic mountain hut ambience and fantastic views. Summit day is the highlight of the trip and requires some glacier travel with ice axe and crampons as well as a bit of mixed ice and rock scrambling to get to the top

 

 

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