Gran Paradiso Course & Ascent

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Travel day, arrive Chamonix Hotel.

1

 

Meet guide early morning. Gear check and briefing.  Drive through to Gran Paradiso Park, Italy. Scenic trek to Vittorio Emanuele II Hut (2,735m), your base for three nights. Rope work revision on arrival.

2 & 3

 

You will focus on introductory skills for mountaineering while doing climbs on nearby peaks.

4

 

Rise early and climb via the West Flank, 5 to 6 hours, to summit of Gran Paradiso (4,061m/13,323ft) where you can take in the amazing views across to the Mont Blanc Massif before your return to Chamonix.

5

 

Breakfast and then depart Chamonix.

Photos

 Approaching the summit of Gran Paradiso