Champorcher, in the valley, stands at an altitude of 1427 meters and is a picturesque village among high mountains, surrounded by meadows and forests of larch. The climate is typically alpine, and summer is very dry and temperate. In the center of the country there are the ruins of the castle, called the Chateau (now only the old tower remains) and the ancient church of San Nicola (XVIII sec.), which has a bell tower from 1548. From Chardonney, the lifts start to the beautiful ski area of Champorcher. Its ski area is suitable for skilled skiers, it has many sections on challenging 20Km of slopes before it. The resort is the destination of many who love cross country: here you can find many routes immersed in the unspoilt environments of the valley.
cableways Chamois, Champorcher, Cogne Gran Paradiso, Torgnon, Grand Saint-Bernard, Brusson, Gressoney-Saint-Jean enters the circle of direct subsidiaries Finaosta, the holding company of Valle d'' Aosta. The operation requires Finaosta conquer the exclusive control of seven company through the subscription of capital increases that lead to hold 50.01 percent each. p>
Capanna Margherita opens Saturday, June 22 at 4554 m. Reservations to the sold out
di Rino Galeno on Sunday 16 June
Saturday, June 22 will open the Rifugio Capanna Margherita, at 4,554 meters above sea level, built on top of Gnifetti, the highest peak in the Sesia Valley, built in 1893 and renovated in 1980. Saturday, in conjunction with the opening of the plants of Alagna will kick off the summer season, with the management of the Refuge Monterosa Mbg srl, the company that since 2009 the Cai Varallo has entrusted the management of its facilities.
Freeride World Tour presents the 2014 season. Courmayeur January 18
Event organizers of the SWATCH FREERIDE WORLD TOUR BY THE NORTH FACE® have announced the details of the 2013-14 season schedule. Following the tremendous success of the inaugural globally unified Freeride World Tour (FWT), athletes and fans alike are eagerly awaiting next season’s competition to unfold live via webcast of all six stops on freerideworldtour.com. Over 637,000 viewers tuned in during the 2013 season to watch the world’s top freeride skiers and snowboarders compete on the most impressive terrain on the planet.
Cervinia in summer: the eternal snow of the glacier, the mountain bike trail, the Golf
on Thursday 16 May 2013
The thrill of skiing in the warm months: in Cervinia on the glacier of Plateau Rosa lifts are open every day from June 29 to Sept. 8, with 25 kilometers of slopes. Shares higher on which one develops' ski area, from 3,500 mt. Plateau Rosa up to the Klein Matterhorn 3,883 meters and 3,899 of the Hump Rollin, are the best guarantee to meet increasingly compact snow and winter, even in summer.
Mezzalama Trophy, 2013, a triumphant race
on Monday 6 May 2013
The team of the Olympic Sports Center Army has won the 2013 edition of the trophy Mezzalama, one of the most important ski-touring races at international level which was held today on the glaciers between the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa. Manfred Reichegger, Damiano Lenzi and Matteo Eydallin finished the race in 4h 16 '37 ", pulling a minute the team favored date for the eve. Choosing the Foundation Mezzalama Trophy to move the date of the start of the nineteenth edition has , proved apt: three hundred cordate have competed on a perfect day, giving life to an issue unforgettable.
April 20 and 21, in Cervinia weekend of free heel skiing
di Rino Galeno on Thursday 18 April 2013
The excellent snow conditions in the Cervinia valley, abundant and compact down, still winter at higher altitudes, bode well for the organizers of the "Tele Rendez Vous of the Matterhorn," a two day event dedicated to telemark and sees promoter of this initiative, the "Telemark Club Valle d'Aosta." The skiing conditions still allows you to reach the village of Breuil on skis, with all tracks re-entry, which is the area of the Ventina and Cretaz-Pancheron . p>
"La Reine Blanche", a gigantone 13 kilometers soul spring of Valtournenche
on Wednesday 3 April 2013
'' Into Even this year started the countdown for this fourth edition of the "Reine Blanche," amateur race ski team for everyone, young and old, athletes and families that this year will start from the Hill'' Superior White Tops, the ski area of â€‹â€‹Breuil-Cervinia to get to the classic goal at the start of the Valtournenche. p>
Courmajestic, here's how it will be the new 4 stars jewel of Courmayeur
Investments from Eur 18 million to transform the old abandoned area of the Hotel Majestic and build a Turistic area, a 4 star hotel, a Spa, a shopping area. In 2007 it was everything ready, but problems emerged in the change of use of the area. Today the works can finally starts
International Women's Day 2013 on the snow, here's all the promotions
This year on the occasion of Women's Day all the ladies become undisputed protagonists of the snow, in fact there are many ski resorts that organize parties and events and offer promotions and discounts to the fair sex. Friday, March 8 2013 will open a weekend entirely dedicated to women and the mountain is ready to dye pink.
Markus Eder won the Courmayeur Swatch Freeride World Tour
With a spectacular descent through the rocks and snow of Tete d'Arp in Courmayeur, the twenty two years old Markus Eder of Brunico won this morning the only Italian stop of the Swatch Freeride World Tour by The North Face circuit. The most famous freeride skiers and snowboarders in the world take parts at this competition. Markus has overtaken the Swiss Jeremie Heitz and Swedish Reine Barkered.