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3-day Ascent on Gran Paradiso, Graian Alps

Reach the summit of Gran Paradiso with a certified guide from the Azimut Montagne team. Follow him on this 3-day mountaineering adventure through the Grain Alps.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration3 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup

Highlights

  • Stand at the top of Gran Paradiso, the highest mountain in Italy

  • Practice your mountaineering skills in this fairly accessible ascent

  • Get some of the most breathtaking mountain sceneries

Description

Climbing a majestic mountain like the Gran Paradiso, is a one in a lifetime experience you cannot miss. The highest mountain in Italy, waits for you to reach its summit. So don’t miss out the opportunity to stand at its top, and join me on this 3-days mountaineering adventure in this wonderful place!

One of the main reason why the Gran Paradiso stands out from the rest of the Grain Alps, is for its impressive height. This colossal peak stands at 4,061 meters! So reaching its top allows you to have some of the most breathtaking views of the beautiful region that surrounds it.

Also, it is known for being a quite easy ascent for a 4000m peak. Thus it has become a sort of rite of passage for many mountaineers around the world. And, it is absolutely perfect for those who have little or no experience in climbing a mountain. Moreover, it is famous for being ideal for climbers who wish to prepare and get acclimatized for higher or more difficult mountains.

What’s more, the sceneries around this majestic mountain are hypnotizing. And you’ll get the opportunity to encounter many different species. From observing an ibex or a chamois, to admiring unique and beautiful flora.

Another reason why I adore this trip is that we’ll be crossing a glacial environment. Thus, we’ll have the opportunity to see some of the most dazzling sceneries in the area.

If reaching the summit of an impressive mountain like the Grand Paradiso in the Graian Alps, has always been a dream of yours, don’t hesitate and contact me. Let me guide you on this ascent. I promise once we stand at its top, you won’t be able to forget that amazing moment.

But, if you are looking for a different type of adventure, I also guide this Ski touring in Ubaye, France.

 

Accommodation

Gite or in a hostel

More info

Minimum 4 people. You need wear you alpinisme outfit when we meet on the first day. This particular trip depends largely on the weather. Thus, we highly recommend that you purchase train tickets that are modifiable or with a money back guarantee. I recommend you bring the following equipment: Clamps Harness Ice axe Helmet Walking poles recomended: those made by Z-pole are compact, light and easy to put into your bag A 1 litre gourde (Thermos or Camelback) A pocket knife Duck Tape Factor 50 sun cream A duffle bag holding up to 90 litres to leave at the hotel. No suitcases Warm hat or bandana/scarf. Ski mask and glasses with UV protective lenses. Glasses with “transition” lenses adapt to the level of light and are incredibly useful. Ski helmet (recommended). Breathable under-layer with long sleeves to conserve heat. Light polar vest or synthetic vest for an extra layer. Trousers with a breathable and waterproof membrane. Light fitting polar or soft shell gloves. Mittens. Swimming suit. Please avoid “swimming shorts” as these are not usually permitted. Ski socks. Slippers recommended for evening wear.

Meeting point

11h00 at the Rocky pop hotel at the 'Houches' Chamonix

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About the guide

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We enjoy very much discovering and re discovering the most beautiful spots in the world, in the Ecrins mountain range but also all around the planet.

Together with the guides in the team, we will share with you unique moments and an amazing journey. From les Ecrins to Chile, from Morocco to Greenland, from Les Gorges du Verdon to Japan, from Italy to Norway… tons of destinations offering all types of mountain activities, different every season. It makes us so happy when I can share them with my friends and clients.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 542 each

Group of 2

EUR 542 each

Group of 3

EUR 542 each

Group of 4

EUR 542 each

Group of 5

EUR 542 each

Group of 6

EUR 542 each

Group of 7

EUR 542 each

Group of 8

EUR 542 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Accommodation

• Lifts tickets

• Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

• The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc). The price includes: ski lifts, 3 days with an Azimut mountain guide, any other guides that may be used on the day of the ascension and their fees, half board for three nights at a gite or in a hostel, usage of the ski lifts, lending of the safety equipment. It doesn’t include: transport to the rendez-vous points, all drinks, including with meals, hiring of any equipment other than that already mentioned, any fees that may be incurred because of the weather, or because the ski-lifts are not functioning, your insurances, anything else that has not mentioned under the heading “the price includes”.


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