Mount Gran Paradiso is the only "4000" completely standing on the Italian soil; it rises within the Gran Paradiso National Park. It is a majestic and superb mountain that represents a marvelous mountaineering destination.

Climbing Gran Paradiso is an unforgettable experience, also perfect for beginners. From the summit a fantastic view stretching from Monte Rosa to Mont Blanc and the Vanoise Mountains.

  • Gran Paradiso
  • 2 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults only

Gran Paradiso Ascent

Climbing Gran Paradiso is a spectacular experience that starts from the little village of Pont Valsavaranche. Going up heading south the mountaineers will reach the Chabod refuge, at an elevation of 27310 meters, or Vittorio Emanuele refuge (2735 meters). Then mountaineers will climb the Normal route of Gran Paradiso to the summit at 4061 metres. The return will be along the ascent route.

Day one of Gran Paradiso climbing trip

Start: Pont Valsavaranche (1956 meters)
Arrival: Chabod refuge (2710 meters)
Elevation gap: 754 meters

Day two of Gran Paradiso climbing trip

Normal route of Gran Paradiso
Start: Chabod refuge (2710 meters)
Arrival: summit of Gran Paradiso (4061 meters)
Elevation gap: 1326 meters
Return: by the same route

Mountain guide prices for climbing Gran Paradiso:

€ 650 - 1 person
€ 800 - 2 persons
€ 900 - 3 persons
€ 1000 - 4 persons

The price not includes:

Overnight stay, dinner and breakfast (1 nigth)

Where to meet your mountain guide

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Albergo Gran Paradiso
    Località Pont, 25
    11010 Valsavarenche, AO
  • Meeting time to be defined
  • Geographic coordinates 45°31'27.9"N 7°12'02.0"E

What to bring

  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing harness
  • Descender
  • Carabiners
  • Mountain boots
  • Water bottle
  • Snacks
  • Technical apparel
  • Change of clothing
  • Backpack

What you need to know

  • Equipment Remember to bring the minimum required equipment for the activity. If you do not own the equipment let us know, we will provide it for you, if available or for hire.
  • Reservation The reservation for this experience is individual, with a dedicated mountain guide. It may be reserved for a number of participants no greater than the maximum number allowed.
  • Excursion price The price shown is for the excursion with the dedicated mountain guide and possible transfer using the guide's private vehicle. It is valid for individual reservations for a number of participants that does not exceed the maximum number allowed.
  • Safety The mountain guide may cancel or suspend the excursion or change the itinerary if minimum safety conditions are not guaranteed. Please view the terms.
  • Rigid terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are rigid. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a IFMGA-UIAGM Certified Mountain Guides for the Gran Paradiso mountaineering ascent, you must send a request that provides and specifies your contact information, the number of participants and the date/period in which you wish to take the mountain climbing to Gran Paradiso.
We will respond immediately to confirm the availability of the guide, the deadline, if any, to confirm the option for the reservation, methods of payment, characteristics and organization of the mountaineering experience.
Once the reservation is confirmed, we will send you the receipt and the presentation voucher with the details of the service, the name of the mountain guide or the mountaineering school, and all the contact information.