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.
Last June, 50 sensors were installed on the Swiss side, at an altitude of 3692 meters, to monitor the stability of the Cervino rock that could change its conformation over time due to the global warming that is leading to the crumbling of the mountain.
On July 16th a meeting was held in Saint Vincent in which the future of the Col de Joux chairlift and the ski area was discussed, which next season is likely to remain closed due to the negative relationship between costs and benefits that it would bring the revision of the plant.
Saturday, April 13th, I will be a day of solidarity at La Thuile. In fact, it reaches its 11th edition "Sci Solidale per Telethon". For the occasion, the Piccolo San Bernardo cable cars of La Thuile propose the purchase of the Espace San Bernardo daily at a cost of 25.00 euros, instead of 38.00 euros.
According to ANSA news agency, this year was a record season in Valle d'Aosta, which recorded a 15% increase compared to last year, a turnover of around 78.5 million euros and 6 percent more than in the 2016-2017 season which so far boasted the best result.
The most colorful tour of the winter season next weekend will move to Gressoney, Valle d'Aosta. The appointment is scheduled for the next weekend, March 16th and 17th. Another event dedicated to snow and fun, with the opportunity to participate in a fun funfair, try the top-rated skis branded Rossignol, see the latest Peugeot SUVs, have fun with the music and the animation of Radio Number One and Radiopadova, play and win many prizes with EasyJet and finally enjoy an aperitif offered by MySpritz Polini.