Ski mountaineering at Sempione Pass and Alpe Devero

Piemonte

An exceptional location with its wonderful climbs, enjoyable descents and spectacular views between the Sempione Pass and Alpe Devero

The four days spent at Sempione Pass will be unforgettable for the timeless atmosphere of the Sempione Hospice and the amazing trails that would satisfy even the most demanding enthusiasts.

The adventure continues on to Alpe Devero, through the Lepontine Alps, which is known to be one of Italy’s havens for ski mountaineering  both for its abundant snowfalls and for the numerous trails of powdery snow through captivating woods!

ActivitySci alpinismo

Duration7 days/6 nights

Effort5/6 hours/day

Difficulty

7 days / 6 nights

da 825,00 €

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Programme details

  • SUNDAY – PASSO DEL SEMPIONE : meeting with mountain guide
  • MONDAY WEDNESDAY: daily excursions. According to the weather forecast and snow conditions Galehorn (2797m) - Maderhorn (2887m) - Breiterhorn (3436m) / Monte Leone (3553m)
  • WEDNESDAY – back from the excursion, departure towards Alpe Devero
  • THURSDAY SATURDAY: daily excursions. According to the weather forecast and snow conditions Monte Sangiatto (2387m) - Punta di Valdeserta (2938m) - Monte Cazzola (2330m) - Pizzo Bandiera (2817m)
  • SATURDAY:  back from the excursion, departure to the various destinations

Additional Clarifications

The programme could be changed at the discretion of the Campo Base Team / Mountain Guide – UIAGM based on the weather conditions and snow levels, however maintaining the basic structure of the and objectives of the proposition.

Meeting point

  • Ospizio del Sempione, Passo del Sempione –  at 5 p.m.

Difficulty and technical preparation

  • Medium
  • Gradient – 1000m daily
  • Maximum altitude reached: 3400 m
  • Daily commitment – 5/ 6 hours

Equipment and clothing required

  • Skis and ski boots
  • Arva, spade and probe
  • Ski sealskins
  • Technical winter clothing
  • Gloves and cap
  • Sleeping bag

All equipment can be hired – just contact Campo Base

further recommended equipment  

  • Backpack and water bottle
  • Sun cream and sunglasses

Required travelling documents

  • Identification document/ Passport
  • Campo Base Voucher

Highlights

  • Enjoyable ski mountaineering trails in Switzerland and Italy
  • Excursions in Breithorn (3436 m a.s.l.) Sempione Pass and the majestic Cervandone (3210 m a.s.l.) which is the symbol of the Devero valley
  • Ski mountaineering immersed in nature, culture and tradition of Val d'Ossola, the extreme northern point of Piemonte towards Switzerland

Prices per person

Participants 7 days / 6 nights Availability
11.03.18– 28.04.18 8 € 825,00 Not available
11.03.18– 28.04.18 6 € 935,00 Not available
11.03.18– 28.04.18 4 € 1165,00 Not available
11.03.18– 28.04.18 2 € 1780,00 Not available

 

…for any other requests just send us an email at info@campobase.travel – and we will reply as soon as possible!

Included services

  • 3 nights in the Hospice of Sempione - multiple rooms | half board beverages excluded
  • 3 nights in hotel at Alpe Devero - double room | half board beverages excluded
  • 6 days accompanied by Mountain Guides / UIAGM / that speak English
  • Assistance from Campo Base and its team for the whole week

Excluded services

  • Transportation to the activity spots – although it can be organized
  • Cancellation, medical and luggage insurance
  • Tourist tax
  • Management practice fee € 20
  • Everything else that is not mentioned in Included services

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