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Valpelline 5-day splitboarding tour in the Aosta Valley

Join one of the IFMGA-certified guides in the Peakshunter team on a fascinating 5-day backcountry splitboarding trip in Valpelline, in the Italian Alps.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration5 days
Offer periodMar, Apr, May
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripNot specified

Description

Valpelline is a ski area in northwest Italy, on the border with Switzerland. It is one of the side valleys of the Aosta Valley, one of the top off-piste skiing destinations in Europe. Lying in the western Pennine Alps, Aosta includes several iconic snow-covered peaks and features great backcountry terrain with amazing powder snow!

Our tour will depart from the town of Valpelline, up to the Prarayer mountain refuge (2,005m), where we will spend the first night. The following day, we will climb Chàteau des Dames, a stunning 3,488m-high pyramid-shaped rugged peak with four ridges. At the summit, we will be able to ring its famous bell and enjoy a beautiful view to major mountains in the area, such as Monte Rosa (4,634m) and Matterhorn (4,478m). On the third day, we will traverse to the Aosta refuge (2,788m), from where we will ride across several mountains, including Tête de Valpelline (3,798m), Mont Brulé (3,585m), Col Collon (3,074m), and Becca d’Oren (3,497m).

This is a 5-day trip for a maximum of 6 people. However, I can adjust the itinerary based on participants’ time availability and preferences.

Enjoy this perfect winter adventure in the scenic Italian Alps. Book your trip now!

Please note I also offer a ski touring version of this program. If you are looking for other splitboarding activities in the area, check out the 6-day Monte Rosa trip, the 6-day Grand Paradiso National Park tour, and the 3-day Grand Saint Bernard pass program.

Details

Accommodation

Mountain refuges (2 nights in Prarayer, 1 night in Aosta, and 1 night in Nacamuli au Col Collon)

More info

You need to bring the following equipment: • Splitboard, boots, bindings and skins • Ice axe • Crampons • Harness • Backpack with ARTVA, shovel and probe • High altitude clothing • Sun glasses and sunscreen I can help you with equipment rental. If you are interested, kindly let me know in advance.

Meeting point

Valpelline town, Aosta Valley, Italy


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Itinerary

Day 1: Valpelline - Prarayer Refuge

We will meet in Valpelline, in the Aosta Valley, and head to the Prarayer mountain refuge (2,005m).

Day 2: Chàteau des Dames

Climb Chàteau des Dames (3,488m). Descent back to Prarayer hut.

Day 3: Aosta Refuge

Splitboarding day to the Aosta mountain refuge (2,788m).

Day 4: Tête de Valpelline - Col du Mont Brulé - Col Collon

We will climb Tête de Valpelline (3,798m), cross the Col du Mont Brulé (3230 m), and ride down Col Collon (3,074m) towards Nacamuli au Col Collon mountain refuge (2,830m).

Day 5: Becca d'Oren

Ascent to Becca d’Oren (3,497m) and descent back to Prarayer refugue, across the Comba d’Oren bowl.


About the guide

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Founded in 2013 by Elis and Silvia, PEAKSHUNTER is a team of IFMGA-certified mountain guides.

Although we all have different backgrounds and experiences, we share the same goals and projects and, more than anything, love our job and share a deep passion for the mountains.

Professionalism and safety are our core values because we love our job and we are passionate about Mountain and Nature.
We are enthusiastic to share new adventures and guarantee the most memorable emotions to all our clients.
If you are interested in experience the beauty of Nature and the power of the Mountains, Peakshunter Mountain Guides will be happy to guide you! We want to provide you with intense emotions and want to be there to share them with you. We feel we've done our job when there are big, cheesy smiles on everybody's faces at the end of the day.

We want to build a strong, long-lasting relationship with our clients, based on the respect we feel for everyone who joins us in the exploration of this striking vertical world.

Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Monterosa, Dufourspitze and Margherita Hut, Gran Paradiso, Breithorn, Castor and Pollux are only a few of several 4000 Alps summits next to the area we live and work: the beautiful little Aosta Valley region, close to French and Swiss borders and not far from Geneva, Milan and Turin international airports.

Realize your dreams, discovering breathtaking views or simply living an extraordinary day: you just need to use your imagination and we will realize your trip as you desire to live it!

Peakshunter Mountain Guides team will be happy to guide you, sharing adventures and being you companions, personal trainers, consultants and expertise supporters for all you need in planning the next Mountain dream!


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 1800 each

Group of 2

EUR 900 each

Group of 3

EUR 650 each

Group of 4

EUR 525 each

Group of 5

EUR 450 each

Group of 6

EUR 400 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee


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