At 1534 meters of altitude, in the heart of Parco del Gran Paradiso, Cogne is considered the capital of the Park, the town is famous for its skiing and its folk traditions. Cogne has a small downhill skiing area. It's pride, however, are the tracks for nordic skiing, a total of more than 80 km of tracks, some of which are also illuminated. Every year a competition open to all the great international nordic skiers takes place in the village MarciaGranParadiso, which winds for 45 kilometers. Cogne is also home to numerous international events in cross country, including the World Cup.
The Ibex Film Festival celebrates 90 years of'' Golden Park of Gran Paradiso
on Thursday 2 August 2012
From August 20 to 25 houses the sixteenth edition of Cogne Gran Paradiso International Nature Film Festival - Trophy Ibex d'' Oro. This year will be that of'' a'' very special extra edition to celebrate the 90 th anniversary of the establishment by'' Gran Paradiso National Park, the oldest national park of Italy'' and will be entirely dedicated to protected areas. p>
Tour du Grand Paradis in Valsavarenche (AO), also with Kilian Jornet
The fifth edition of the Tour du Grand Paradis is coming after two year wait to return to racing in Valsavarenche, in the heart of the Gran Paradiso National Park. For the preparation of the course and for the care of athletes in competition with the collaboration of the National Park Gran Paradiso, the Guardia di Finanza Entreves and Cervinia, the Forest Service in the Valle d'Aosta, mountain guides and numerous volunteers of the Ski Club Valsavarenche. Moreover, the financial support of the Fondation Grand Paradis provides vital resources to the Organizing Committee for the conduct of the race.
Wind of Norway in the 32nd edition of the Gran Paradiso March
snow on Sunday, February 12 Aosta Valley National Park of Gran Paradiso back the classic event on narrow skis. The Gran Paradiso March arrives at the 32nd edition and this year the race is part of the circuit's Cup Cross Country Skiing Italy and above will be screening test for the legendary Italian team of 50 km of Holmenkollen, the dream of every skier. < / p>
Cervinia in summer: the eternal snow of the glacier, the mountain bike trail, the Golf
on Thursday 16 May
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.
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.
On January 12, in La Thuile ski for Telethon
di Rino Galeno on Tuesday 8 January 2013
Also this year,'' Into La Thuile the second weekend of January is dedicated to solidarity. The Tourism Board and Ski La Thuile Piccolo San Bernardo'' promote the event "Skiing in solidarity with Telethon" to raise awareness of the world of winter sports on the problems of muscular dystrophy and genetic diseases and to raise funds for research. p>