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Gran Paradiso Summit in Aosta Valley

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Join certified guide Renzo for a thrilling 2-day guided climb of Gran Paradiso, the highest peak in the Gran Paradiso National Park. This is an ideal mountain for beginners, with well-marked trails and no technical climbing required.

Private

2 Days

Jun - Sep

High

Beginner


Highlights

* Ejoy a beginner-friendly mountain expedition

* Conquer the highest peak in the Gran Paradiso National Park

* Stay at a cozy, friendly refuge

Description

Climb the highest peak in the Gran Paradiso National Park

Gran Paradiso is the only 4,000-meter mountain entirely in Italian territory, located within Gran Paradiso National Park. It is an ideal mountain for beginners, with its beautiful rocky peak and pristine, towering glaciers.

On Day 1, we will meet at the parking lot in Val Savaranche and trek to the refuge in 3/4 hours. The next morning, we will climb Gran Paradiso from the Chabod hut, a welcoming place to stay before our thrilling climb with comfortable accommodations, meals, and a friendly atmosphere.

After a pleasant evening at the refuge, we will set out for the summit the next morning. The climb to Gran Paradiso will begin with atrek through the forest. As we ascend, the trees begin to thin out, and you emerge into a vast meadow as we start to see the glaciers that lead to the summit.

The final section of the climb is a steep rocky slope. As we carefully make our way up the slope, the summit will draw closer and closer. Finally, when we reach the summit of Gran Paradiso, we'll feel like we're standing on top of the world, with breathtaking views in all directions.

On the descent, we will take a different route to the Vittorio Emanuele refuge, where we will spend the night. After dinner, we will reflect on our climb and share stories with our fellow climbers.

Gran Paradiso is a relatively easy mountain to climb, but it is still important to be prepared. With my extensive mountaineering experience, I will be with you every step of the way to ensure your safety and help you make the most of your experience.

Book your spot now by contacting me, this is sure to be a climbing experience you won't forget!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Rope

- Harness

- Helmet

- Crampons

- Ice axe

- Avalanche equipment

Price details

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Val Savaranches

On the first day we will meet at the parking lot in Val Savaranches and after having checked the backpacks we will reach the refuge after 3/4 hours of walking.

Day 2: Ascend Gran Paradiso

The following morning climbing Gran Paradiso, commencing from the Chabod hut and descending to the Vittorio Emanuele refuge, creating a satisfying circular route. If the Chabod refuge is fully booked, we will ascend the mountain from the Vittorio Emanuele hut.

 

Equipment you will need to bring

For this trip you'll need: * Helmet * Goggles * Sunglasses * Crampons * Ice Axe * Harness * Backpack * Water bottle


FAQs

What experience do I need to climb this mountain?

If you are a beginner climber looking for a challenging but rewarding experience, Gran Paradiso is a great option. Of course, no mountain climb is without its risks, and it is important to be prepared before attempting to climb Gran Paradiso

How can I prepare for this ascent?

Gran Paradiso is a relatively easy mountain to climb, but it is still important to be in good physical condition. Aim to be able to hike for 6-7 hours per day with an elevation gain of 1000 meters. If you are coming from a lower altitude, it is important to acclimatize to the altitude before climbing Gran Paradiso. You can do this by spending a few days in the mountains at a higher altitude.

Will I need to bring any technical equipment of my own?

You will need to bring:

  • Helmet
  • Goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Harness
  • Backpack
  • Water bottle

Will it be possible to rent equipment?

Yes, rental of equipment will be available on site

What is the guide-to-client ratio?

There will be one guide for every 5 participants.

What is the best time of the year to climb this mountain?

The best time of year to climb Gran Paradiso is from June to September.

About the guide

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Renzo

4.20

(13)

Mountain Guide

I am Guide for over 20 years. I was born and raised in the mountains. I love all the activities from freeride skiing to ski mountaineering, climbing on ice and rock, mountains are a place that continue to give me great emotions that I like to share with the people I accompany. I love contact with nature

Languages

Italian | French | English

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What people are saying about Renzo

Motohashi

4.00

Guide is very safety kind. but we very tired so can't Refugio. very enjoyed Piz Bernina vadnet Pers Thank you nice guiding !

Robert

5.00

Our guide Renzo went above and beyond! He adapted perfectly to our level of experince and fitness, took us on an amazing scramble around thr mountains, and even took lots of photos and made coffee for us!

Richard

5.00

A very interesting tour of Piz Bernina with a mixture of snow/glacier and rock climbing. Definitely not easy though and requires a good head for heights. Renzo is a very good guide and has an excellent knowledge of the area and the climbing sections. As a result, we were able to quickly climb the final section from the hut and had the summit all to ourselves.

Tom

5.00

Snow and weather conditions were poor to say the least, but Renzo was a top guide and the tour we did was a good adventure!

Jesper

4.00

Renzo was a lovely guide. We had a good day out and he was experienced. We would have liked a more calm pace though, some time to sit down, have a snack or a lunch in the fantastic environment. The pace was a bit fast for that.


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