- Duration: 3 days
- Difficulty: 5/5 (strenous)
- Height Diff.: 2100mt / 7000 ft
- Lenght: 28Km / 17.4ml
- Location: Orco Valley, Piedmont
- Area: Gran Paradiso -
- Tags: 3 days hike, animals, difficulty 5/5 (strenuous), summer
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Gran Paradiso Piedmont Trek
Gran Paradiso Piedmont Trek is described here and organized in a wild and adventure set.
It is possible to change completely the “mood” of the trek, organizing the daily walks less long and sleeping in more comfortable shelters.
By the way why we choose to make it wild is because Trekking Alps aim is to have a deep feeling with nature and there is nothing like a night in an unguarded hut in the Alps that make you feel more near to the Nature.
Gran Paradiso is the widest National Park in Italy and was the first to be established in 1922.
The park is pretty big and has different souls and environment.
In this section you’ll find the Aosta Valley side of the Park which is more mild and less rocky.
Probably this Piedmont side of the Park has more animals and has more dramatic high mountain environment: big granite walls are towering all over and the landscape is really wild and rough.
The Itinerary described is a trail, means we’ll not be back in the same place.
We’ll keep our walk starting higher than when we’ll arrive.
The day hikes are pretty long but the positive gains are not enormous compared with other treks.
In any case the Gran Paradiso Piedmont Trek has to be considered for people well prepared physically in the described hike.
As already mentioned we can change it to a more mild and fit for beginners way.
Gran Paradiso National Park offers an unique nature with lots of wildlife and amazing views.
We’ll not reach peaks but crossing different valleys we’ll have a very nice views over thre Orco Valley, one of the most famous valley for the italian climbing and hiking world.
- Overnight Staying Detailstwo nights in unguarded hutHighest PoingPorta Pass (Colle della Porta) 3002m – 9850ftSettingGranite Walls, Lakes, GlaciersSpecial Features and Points of InterestWilderness, Balcony Trail: Views!Animals you may encounterProbable: Marmot, Ibex, Chamois – Rarely: Eagle, Volture, Ermine and FoxFamilyFit for children but we’ll need to change the itinerary to make it milder
WHAT YOU NEED
- Backpack (30-50 liters) – Rent Possible
- Hiking Boots – Rent Possible
- Light Sleeping bag – Rent Possible
- 1 t-shirt per day
- 1 fleece
- 1 jacket against cold
- 1 jacket against rain
- 2 extra socks
- 1 comfortable trouser
- 1 shorts
- 1 water bottle
- Hat and gloves
- Sun glasses
- Spirit of Adventure!
THE COST INCLUDES
- Hiking Guide
- Trasportation from Torino till the Mountain area and back (free service)
- Overnight staying (directly to the shelter)
- One meal per day (home made dinner at unguarded huts)
- Suggestions for the organization of your trip (free service)
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED
- Other Meals
- Air ticket till Torino
POSSIBLE EXTENSIONS AND CHANGESIn all Trekking Alps hikes there is a high degree of flexibility. Difficulty and duration of the hike can be changed and accomodation in bed and breakfast or hotel can be arranged. Just write an email at email@example.com or write us a WhatsApp at +393386608548
This Trekking Day by Day
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6-7 hours – 10 Km
Elevation up: 900m Elevation down:900
- Biv. Giraudo(2630m) – Biv. Ivrea (2745m)
7-8 hours – 10 Km
Elevation up: 1000m Elevation down: 900m
- Biv. Ivrea (2745m) – Lago del Teleccio(1924m)
4-6 hours – 8Km
Elevation up: 300m Elevation down:1300m
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