TOUR OF THE MONVISO
From March to April
DAY 1: by 6p.m. arrival of the participants and meeting with the Mountain guide, presentation briefing and check of the individual equipment. Dinner and overnight stay in a mountain hut.
DAY 2: breakfast at 7 a.m. and departure for the Monviso Tour; ascent to the Col de la Traversette ( 2990 m; difference in height 1300 m; duration about 3 hours and a half); descent to the Refuge du Viso, in the Upper Guil Valley; an exciting trip on the trail of Monte Viso Tunnel. Dinner and overnight stay in a mountain hut.
DAY 3: breakfast at 7 a.m., ascent to punta Losetta (3000 m; difference in height 540 m; duration about 1 hour and a half) long and exciting descent into the Soustra Valley and arrival in Chianale. Visit with lunch in a typical restaurant of the beautiful alpine village; dinner and overnight stay in the mountain hut of Alevè.
DAY 4: breakfast at 7a.m.; we go in the Alevè wood, the biggest forest of cembran pine in Europe, to climb to Passo San Chiaffredo (2700 m; difference in height 1100 m; duration about 3 hours), and we go across Passo Gallarino (duration about half an hour). Long and exciting final descent of Pian della Regina with possible ascent to Viso Mozzo (optional). In the afternoon we go back to the mountain hut of Galaberna; dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 5: wake-up and breakfast; in the morning end of services.
DEPARTURE/RETURN: Galaberna hut in Ostana.
MEETING PLACE/TIME: by 8.00 pm at the hut.
DURATION: 3 nights / 4 days
LANGUAGES: Italian, English and French.
GUARANTEED DEPARTURE: minimum 6, maximum 8 people.