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Climbing Monte Viso

Reach the summit of this stunning mountain in the Italian Alps

Monte Viso attracts climbers from all over the world. It’s the highest mountain in the Cottian Alps section of the Italian Alps and its striking pyramid shape, which juts out over the Po Valley, can be seen for miles.

Top mountain climbing trips | Monte Viso:


There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Monte Viso

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.


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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

More info about Mountain Climbing in 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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