Monterosa Ski

Monterosa Ski

Monterosa Ski

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From $2,650USD

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Highlights

Spend one week exploring the Aosta Valley by ski on this incredible guided ski tour

Experience the beauty of the Italian Alps with the help of an expert ski guide who will lead you through majestic landscapes.

Test yourself as you climb to the top of Punta Indren (3,275m) and stand in awe of Monte Rosa’s glacier-capped peaks.

Ski the mesmerizing terrain that unfolds around the charming alpine village of Alagna-Valsesia.

Enjoy comfortable nights tucked in a cozy mountain hotel and enjoy the mouth-watering local cuisine.

Experience the might and majesty of the Italian Alps on the 7-Day Guided Monterosa Ski Tour. Italy’s Aosta Valley is your snow covered paradise to explore and enjoy as you whiz down its snow covered peaks and explore its remarkable valleys.

Visit charming mountain villages like Alagna Valsesia and delight in the untamed terrain of Punta Vittoria. Test yourself to reach incredible heights as you climb the likes of Punta Indren (3,275m) unlocking sensational views in all directions. Enjoy the ease of being based in a single mountain hotel for the duration of your stay in the Gressoney Valley.

Please note that your guide may decide to adjust each day’s plans in order to take full advantage of the best weather and snow conditions in the area.

Monterosa Ski Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Aosta

Arrive in Italy’s Aosta, capital of the Val d'Aoste! Meet your guide at the train station at 4pm. Then, a private transfer will take you to the valley of Gressoney in the heart of the Val d'Aosta mountains. Check in to your hotel, and prepare for an incredible day of skiing tomorrow.

Overnight Location
Mountain hotel in Gressoney Valley
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Off-Piste Skiing in Gressoney and Alagna

Enjoy an easy first day warm up at the ski area to get a taste of skiing up and down the local mountains. The day includes a check on your abilities and a review of the key safety guidelines you need to know for the week. The Gressoney and Alagna ski areas offer legendary off-piste skiing—enjoy!

Overnight Location
Mountain hotel in Gressoney Valley
Distance
4hours of skiing
Meals
Breakfast

Day 3 Ski to Passo Betina and Val d'Ayas

Your first objective is Passo Bettolina! A short ascent on skis from the top of Stafal's lifts leads to Passo Bettolina (2,904m), the highest point on this section, but also the closest to the area's massive glaciers. Enjoy a thrilling descent through Véraz Valley, with the Breithorn, Castor, and Pollux looming high above. You are now in Val d'Aya, as authentic an experience as Aosta Valley has to offer! From the village of Saint-Jacques, take the lifts to Bettaforca Pass, finally crossing over the pass to another incredible descent down to Gressoney.

Overnight Location
Mountain hotel in Gressoney Valley
Distance
6hours of skiing
Meals
Breakfast

Day 4 Ski the Olen Pass and Alagna-Valsesia

Another day, another aspect, another valley! You’ll start the day on the other side of the valley, near Olen Pass. After short a short stretch up to Passo di Zube (2,874m), cross over into another valley to ski the amazing terrain above and down to the charming alpine village of Alagna-Valsesia. Alagna's lifts will take you back up to Olen Pass and the Gressoney side of the ridgeline, providing you with the chance to venture off piste towards Gabiet Lake.

Overnight Location
Mountain hotel in Gressoney Valley
Distance
6hours of skiing
Meals
Breakfast

Day 5 Ski Near Punta Vittoria

From the top of the ski area, the plan is to drop down the Alagna side of the mountain. This time, however, you’ll start from higher up, much closer to the area's glaciers and 4000-meter peaks. This lengthy tour leads through and down much wilder, untamed terrain near Punta Vittoria, all the way to the valley floor and the Pastore Hut. Alagna's lifts will allow you to make one or two more descents before crossing back over to the Gressoney side to enjoy your last night in the Aosta Valley.

Overnight Location
Mountain hotel in Gressoney Valley
Distance
6hours of skiing
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Ski the Lys Valley and Climb Punta Indren

This morning the plan is to stay in Lys Valley and climb to the top of Punta Indren (3,275m), located at the foot of Monte Rosa's glacier-capped peaks. Enjoy close-up views of Punta Giordani (4,046m). From your high perch, there are several ways to ski down to Stafal, the highest village (1,830m) in Lys Valley. You’ll then continue skiing above Gressoney until late afternoon to enjoy this final day in the mountains.

Overnight Location
Mountain hotel in Gressoney Valley
Distance
6hours of skiing
Meals
Breakfast

Day 7 Return to Aosta to Depart

After breakfast transfer back to Aosta to depart taking with you a week’s worth of incredible memories made on the sublime slopes of the Aosta Valley.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Monterosa Ski Tour Price and Dates

The pricing for this guided freeride ski tour in Italian Alps depends on the size of your group. All the prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room and those who need single rooms will have to pay a supplement.

  • Groups of 2: $5,125USD per person
  • Groups of 3: $4,025USD per person
  • Groups of 4: $3,275USD per person
  • Groups of 5: $2,925USD per person
  • Groups of 6+: $2,650USD per person
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Accommodation on Monterosa Ski Trek

This tour is based in a cozy 3-star mountain hotel. You’ll find some modern conveniences here that can make this trip more pleasant.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Rooms in the hotel are of double and triple occupancy and those willing to stay in a single room will have to pay a supplement (please enquire about the pricing).

Night 1-6

Mountain hotel in Gressoney Valley

Nestled in a side valley of the Aosta Valley, the Gressoney Valley is a rural alpine oasis brimming with natural beauty. Enjoy your stay here at a 3-star mountain hotel where you’ll experience the authentic hospitality of the Italian Alps.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Monterosa Ski Tour?

Meals

6 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 6 nights are included.

Transportation during the Tour

This tour includes transfers starting from your meeting point in Aosta and ending in Aosta.

Also Included

  • One professional IFMGA certified guide
  • All lift tickets required
  • Public and private transfers required
  • Offpiste security kit
  • Crampons
  • Helmet
  • Mountaineering harness

Not included

  • Lunches, dinners and any other meals not mentioned as ‘included’
  • Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned as ‘included’
  • Drinks, tips and personal expenses

Optional Extras

  • Ski rental (pricing on request)
  • Extra night in Aosta before or after the tour

Frequenty Asked Questions about Monterosa Ski

How hard is the Monterosa Ski Tour?

We rate this tour as a 4 / 5. Freeride skiing is a challenging activity that requires being physically fit and having avalanche training is highly recommended.

Do I need a visa to travel to Italy?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Monterosa Ski Tour?

6 breakfasts are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover (activity). Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Aosta to start this tour?

The closest airport to Aosta is Turin (TRN) however, Aosta can also be easily reached from Malpensa Airport near Milano (MXP). There are numerous options to reach Aosta with public transport, however, renting a car would be the best solution.

Is the Monterosa Ski Tour in English?

This tour is not guided, however, you’ll get all the necessary information provided to you in English.

Where does the Monterosa Ski Tour end?

The tour ends where it starts, in Aosta.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Italy?

Check with your family doctor.

Can I bring my own skis?

Yes! Please make sure your skis are suitable for ski touring (downhill skis are not suitable for the demands of this tour).

Are there any travel restrictions for Italy?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 4 / 5. Freeride skiing is a challenging activity that requires being physically fit and having avalanche training is highly recommended.


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Chamonix, France

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