Mount Aiguille des Angroniettes is one of the marvelous peaks that embellish the area of Courmayeur in Aosta Valley. The ski mountaineering excursion to its summit (2883 meters) offers a rather demanding, yet highly satisfying, itinerary: a thrilling and particularly evocative ascent and a super fun freeride ski ride. The landscapes, both during the progression and from the summit, are priceless.

  • Aiguille des Angroniettes
  • 6 hours
  • Medium difficulty
  • Presence of nearby refreshment point
  • Maximum number of participants
  • Suitable for adults and boys

Information about the ski mountaineering to Aiguille des Angroniettes

The ski mountaineering in Aosta Valley to Aiguille des Angroniettes starts from the little village of Planpincieux, at an elevation of 1583 meters; in a very beautiful environment the hikers will reach Arnouva (1769 meters). Gradually leaving the bottom of the Val Ferret, the path keeps going and it enters the little valley that leads to Rifugio Elena, at an elevation of 2060 meters.

Before crossing the little valley under the Econduits ridge the path goes back up to the upper Prè de Bar alpine pastures through some steep and scenic slopes. Once they reach the picturesque chalets the hikers will go up with a long traverse that will lead them to the bottom of the valley that gets wider and wider.

As it keeps going on the center of the valley, the path passes a steep slope and it goes up until Col du Ban Darrey, at an elevation of 2700 meters. From there the path turns and a long flat traverse heads south passing at the base of some steep couloirs that come down from Mount Aiguille des Angroniettes.

After reaching a comfortable valley that goes up almost all the way to the summit, the hikers will keep going through a short and rather steep slope and they will reach the mountaintop. The descent ski ride is really priceless; it develops super fun through the climb route.

The ski mountaineering in Aosta Valley to Aiguille des Angroniettes starts from an elevation of 1583 meters and it reaches a maximum elevation of 2883 meters covering a total 1300 meter height gain. It is rated as BS (good skier) and the path during the descent mostly faces north-west.

Price for the ski mountaineering experience to Aiguille des Angroniettes

€ 390 - Price up to 2 persons

€ 435 - Price up to 3 persons

€ 480 - Price up to 4 persons

Where to meet your mountain guide in Val Ferret

  • Meeting point On the day of your excursion, meet your guide at:
    Parking of Plampincieux
    Località Planpincieux
    11013 Courmayeur, AO
  • Meeting time 8.30 am
  • Geographic coordinates 45°49'49.9"N 6°59'09.9"E
  • Transfer There are no transfers from the meeting point to the excursion site.

What to bring

  • Skis
  • Ski boots
  • Telescopic poles
  • Skins
  • Ski crampons
  • Crampons
  • Avalanche kit
  • Avalanche backpack

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.
  • 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.
  • Moderate terms of cancellation The terms of cancellation and change for this experience are moderate. Please view the terms.

How to reserve your mountain guide

To reserve a mountain guide for the ski mountaineering in Aosta Valley to Aiguille des Angroniettes, 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 ski mountaineering excursion in valley Valle D’Aosta.
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.