This is a very beautiful two day ski mountaineering tour that leads to Mount Monte Cima Tresenta (3609 meters), a majestic and magnetic mountain in the Gran Paradiso National Park.

A particularly fascinating ski mountaineering experience that develops within a high mountain environment with a demanding itinerary and a notable elevation gap. The excursion provides a really priceless ski ride.

  • Gran Paradiso, Mount La Tresenta
  • 2 days
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the Mount La Tresenta ski mountaineering tour

Day one of Mount La Tresenta ski mountaineering tour

From Pont Valsavaranche to Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele
Start: Pont Valsavaranche (1956 meters)
Arrival: Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele (2735 meters)
Elevation gap: 779 meters

The excursion starts from the little village of Pont Valsavaranche, from the parking lot of a hotel. Going up heading south the path skirts creek Torrente Savara all the way to Rifugio Tetras Lyre. Through the summer trail, then, the hikers will cross a very beautiful larch wood. Once they reach the ruins of Chanté they will leave the trail and they will keep going on a steep slope until they will reach a wide couloir that leads directly to Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele, at an elevation of 2735 meters.

Day two of Mount La Tresenta ski mountaineering tour

From Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele to Mount La Tresenta
Elevation gap: 878 meters (climb and descent)

From Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele the path goes up to glacier Ghiacciaio di Moncorvè and it keeps climbing towards Mount Colle del Gran Paradiso before reaching the center of the nort-west side of Mount La Tresenta. As they keep climbing on steeper and steeper slopes the hikers will reach the wide west ridge from where -skis on, with good snow- they will keep going all the way to the summit. The descent takes place through the climb route and it develops on spectacular, constant and thrilling slopes.

From Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele the descent offers three options: through the climb route, through the itinerary of Grand Etret, or heading south to cross creek Chanté before going down on wide slopes. After crossing the creek again, the path connects to the climb route.

The two day ski mountaineering tour to Mount La Tresenta from Pont Valsavaranche with overnight at Rifugio Vittorio Emanuele is rated as BS (good skier). It starts from an elevation of 1956 meters and it reaches an elevation of 3608 meters covering a total 1657 meter elevation gap.

Price for the Mount La Tresenta ski mountaineering tour

€ 660 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 720 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 800 - Price up to 4 persons

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

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Mountaineering ax
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack
  • Climbing harness
  • Carabiners

What you need to know

  • Participants Anyone over the age of 16, with an adequate level of training and fitness, can participate in this experience.
  • Under 18 Minors under the age of 18, if unaccompanied, require a waiver of liability from the parent or guardian of the child, that must be given to the guide before the excursion begins.
  • 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.
  • Price includes The price shown includes the following services: mountain guide, transfers, technical equipment.
  • 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 mountain guide for the Mount La Tresenta ski mountaineering tour, 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 Mount La Tresenta 2-day trip from Pont Valsavaranche.
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 activity.
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.