As you climb to the summit of this mountain, you’ll be able to take in the spectacular views of wild flowers and catch a sighting of the local wildlife like marmots.
Best time to visit
June through September
How to get there
Fly to Turin then take the bus or drive to Pian del Re to start your climb
During the summer while the weather is warm in the area, it can still be freezing up higher on Monte Viso
The journey to the summit of Monte Viso is not an overly difficult climb. You don’t need previous experience but you will need to have a high level of fitness. This climb is done over two days and you stay overnight in the Quintino Sella Hut. There are a few different routes you can follow. The main two are the Main Route that goes up the south face and the East Route. The East Route is slightly more difficult
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