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A memorable 3-day, 2-night trek through a wilderness experience with Roberto in Gran Paradiso. It was quite an adventure seeing the majestic mountains towering into the sky, the gushing waterfalls, the fleeting glimpse of the Chamois and the Ibex clambering on near vertical walls. What made it even better is sharing all this with fellow hikers.
Wing - Hong Kong
Gran Paradiso – 2 nights/3 days
My first experience of trekking and it was great.
Roberto was extremely helpful to begin with, responding to questions etc very quickly and clearly. He also built something that worked for us.
The trek itself was amazing and Elisabetta was a great guide, friendly and knowledgeable, with the right amount of walking each day.
The surroundings were beautiful and lots to explore.
Would definitely recommend!
Kevin – United Kingdom
Enchanting, exhilarating and memories of a lifetime
My partner and I braved the chilly Italian alps with Roberto in Jan this year and were absolutely enthralled with the magnificent hike through pristine wilderness and breathtaking scenery. There are no words to describe making it to the top of that mountain! We can't speak highly enough of Roberto's professionalism, passion and knowledge, not to mention the fact he's a top guy who is very easy to spend time around. The accommodation we stayed in was basic but very cozy (And warm at -15 temps very chilly for tropical acclimatized aussies!). Would recommend this trip it was the stand out of our whole holiday.
Kirsty - Australia
Aosta Valley Winter Hikes
Trekking Alps is a very good service for hiking in the Italian Alps. Roberto was amazingly helpful in providing us with prompt replies to emails. He organized two incredibly beautiful hikes in the Aosta valley. The weather was perfect and we had a lot of fun. I would definitely recommend Roberto to anyone looking to hike in the Italian Alps!
Lorenzo - Italy
Overnight Hike in Gran Paradiso
Trekking Alps is the best service for any guided hike or tour of the Italian Alps. It started with Roberto's prompt and attentive email responses. He accommodated our dates and times and helped us choose the best type of hike for us. Before we left the States for Europe all the major details had been discussed and we knew exactly what we needed to bring with us. Trekking Alps guide Enrico pick us up from our Turin hotel, let us rent his own packs and sleeping bags, helped us purchase local meats and cheeses for the hike, planned the route, and rented the hut for us. Enrico's English is perfect, and his knowledge of all things Italy, Alps, and hiking is even better. We learned so much from him. With Enrico we hike through small abandoned villages, crossed avalanche drifts, did some night hiking, and saw incredible views of nature. I highly recommend Enrico and Trekking Alps. If you love nature and want to experience something most tourists never do, then this is the best way to do it. Just be honest about your hiking experience and level and Trekking Alps will tailor a hike just for you.
Alexander - USA
Snowshoeing in the Italian Alps!
Roberto was very helpful in organizing all aspects of the 2 day hike near Torino. He made organizing transportation and equipment very easy. Easily one of the best guides I have had the please to hike with. The hike was full of snow and was an exhausting yet amazing experience! The evening spent in the cabin was also enjoyable! Roberto came prepared with entertainment and food! An unforgettable couple of days. 100% would recommend Roberto to anyone looking to hike in the Italian Alps!
Spencer - Canada
Amazing week end in Gran Paradiso!!
Myself and 2 others flew from London to Milan and then got a very quick train journey to Turin (the fast trains are only 1 hour). When we met Roberto he was so well equipped, he had everything we had forgotten or just better equipment for us to use in his car which came in very handy! When we got to the shelter on Saturday we had some very tasty food and even improvised on some mulled wine! 🙂 We are vegetarians but that really was no problem. For the trek itself, we had AMAZING views. We literally caught the last few days of autumn, so it was very pretty with orange leaves and a bit of snow. We literally couldn’t have asked for better weather. Whether you are experienced or not, I would definitely recommend going with Roberto. He made sure everyone had a fun time and is chilled out. It’s not often you get to go hiking with a local that knows the area really very. I’m now thinking of going back in Summer for part2. Oh and I should mention we were lucky enough to see 2 Vultures and some falcons, along with plenty of Ibexes and Chamois 😀 100% recommend hiking with Roberto, you will have a great time!!!!
Sita – United Kingdom
Amazing hike of Mont Glacier in Monte Avic Park
Trip of a lifetime. Roberto led myself and a friend on a 2 day climb up Mont Glacier and it was truly an unforgettable experience packed with sights and views that can’t be done even be done justice by pictures. Roberto was very communicative and flexible in the planning, and in addition to providing great guidance, he was a lot of fun to have on the climb. Highly recommend.
John - USA
Fun, Philosophy and the art of hiking
Me and my husband spent 5 days hiking in Gran Paradiso with Roberto in September and the title pretty much summarizes our trip. Having done several expedition style long treks worldwide, our respect for short, but challenging short hikes grew tremendously. The great thing about Roberto being the flexibility and ease with which he can adapt and suggest hikes to suit your state of mind or body. We find one challenging and one scenic hike and enjoyed both.
He also gives you the option of hiking with a few others, which makes it interesting or on your own which is cool too!
Post hike dinners were awesome with topics ranging from world geopolitics to cuisine to existential discussions.
We will certainly come back to hike with Roberto again.
Shri and Usha – India
Punta Rossa – Great Trek!!
My hike/trek through the Gran Paradiso National Park with Roberto was amazing!
Roberto helps to bring people together who enjoy the wilderness but also have similar treks in mind. I am travelling solo and was joined by 2 couple's and 3 other solo travellers on our 4 day hike.
For me, even with the various fitness levels of the group there was still a challenge, for example one of my highlights, waking up before sunrise at the Sogno di Berdzè Rifugio. 3 of our party was interested and did this as an extra challenge. Also the final Punta Rossa peak where we saw Mt Blanc & The Matterhorn was a challenge that 4 out of the 8 completed. At this point I believe the others were happy with their sleepin!
Roberto has a great knowledge of the area, introducing us to foods from the Alps which you'll never taste elsewhere and was extremely valuable as an introduction to how to negotiate the Italian Alps.
For myself as a child I've climbed mountains in NZ but to join a small group like this and get away from the extremely touristic areas was great. Roberto explained well how the local Rifugio and Bivacco cabins work and has offered to help me plan a trip for myself in the future.
All in all, this was an amazing experience. I've made friends from around the world and stood on a challenging mountain top without the crowds of other spots.
I thank you for your time and knowledge Roberto.
Best wishes for the future, and I'll see you on the mountains again.
Richard - New Zeland