Gran Paradiso Normal Way
Gran Paradiso
Included Services
  • Mountain Guide IFMGA for 2 days
  • Overnight in Chabod Hut (2710m) or in Vittorio Emanuele Hut (2732m) in half board
  • Equipment: Harness, crampons ice axe/sticks
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  • 1st Day: Meeting with the guide at the parking place for Rif. Chabod, few kilometers before Pont Valsavaranche, in the location Pravieux. After the check of the equipment you will start the nice walk along the “royal trail” to the Chabod hut, where we will overnight
  • Up: 3:00 hours - 900m
  • 2nd Day: Departure around 5:00 am depending on the period of the year. At the beginning, an easy trail gives access to the moraines and the Lavacieau glacier. We will put crampons and the rope and we will start to walk along that glacier up to the sattle where we will join the route coming up from V. Emanuele hut. After the last easy section on the glacier we will reach the beginning of the last ridge. Few more minutes of scrambling between boulders and we are on top. The descent is along the same itinerary.
  • Up: 4:30 hours 1300m
  • Down: 5-6 hours 2200m
Meeting point: At 01:30p.m. at parking place Loc. Pravieux. Or upon different
agreement with the guide.
Requirements: This tour has not technical difficulties, except for the last part on
the ridge where some moves of easy climbing are required to reach the real top. This tour is suitable to all hikers in a good shape.
Apparel/Clothing: We recommend functional clothing to deal with the different temperatures.
Boots: Waterproof mountaineering/trekking boots suitable for crampons.
Lunch: it is reccomended to bring some snacks and drinks with you, according to your needs.
Backpack: We recommend a 30L/40L backpack. Remember that everything you bring you have to carry it. Take with you functional, extra layer in case of cold and a change for the hut, is usually enough.
Drinks, lunch, travel expenses and all the other services not included.

We always recommend a travel cancellation insurance, baggage insurance as well as travel and accident insurance.

Questions about the requirements and demands of this trip? To the FAQ

Why you should travel with us

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Excellent and easy-going guides. It is a pleasure to spend time with them in the mountains..
Luigi Distefano (ITA)
Fantastic weekend in a beautiful place! Poldo's professionalism as a guide made all the difference. Absolutely repeatable experience!!!
Riccardo Bacialli (ITA)
A really professional operation with super friendly staff and knowledgeable guides.
Perttu Monthan (ESP)
Perfect experience and, besides the obvious contribution of the place and the excellent climatic situation, a great credit to the Poldo guide! Thank you so much!
Luigi Tomay (ITA)
Deep snow skiing like I have rarely experienced.
Hans G. (GER)
Great guides who not only know the area but think about what you want and give you the best it has to offer.
Nigel Winters (ENG)
Wonderful trip to the Vincent Pyramid, organised in great detail by Giulia from the Monterosa guide office. Nice group and congratulations to the guide, Stefano Boy, very good, experienced, professional and helpful. Definitely an experience I will repeat next summer.
Federica Candido (ITA)
Fantastic experience thanks to the professionalism of Giulia, who patiently provided us with all the information we needed for our climb to the Vincent Pyramid. Poldo, our guide, played his role perfectly and made our first experience above 4000 metres unforgettable.
Miryam Borsato (ITA)
With them we went to Capanna Margherita, very professional and efficient. I recommend them for trips of this type!
Davide Calabresi (ITA)
What can I say, my friend and I had a very good time with our guide Luigi. Young, capable, nice and very adaptable.
Lorenzo D'Amelio (ITA)
We had a great one-day ski tour with Daniele the day before the lockdown. Our group had different fitness and ability levels, but Daniele took good care of everyone. We will be back next year!
Jackie C. (EN)