RESORT DESCRIPTION FOR Champoluc - Alagna Valsesia/ Gressoney-La-Trinité/ Frachey (Monterosa Ski)
The ski resort Alagna Valsesia/Gressoney-La-Trinité/Champoluc/Frachey (Monterosa Ski) is located on the Monte Rosa (Italy, Aosta Valley (Valle d’Aosta)) and in the Valsesia (Valle della Sesia) (Italy, Piedmont (Piemonte)). For skiing and snowboarding, there are 132 km of slopes and 5 km of ski routes available. 19 lifts transport the guests. The winter sports area is situated between the elevations of 1,212 and 3,275 m.Read more
The large Monte Rosa ski area stretches from Alagna in the Piedmont region, across the Salati Pass and the Punta Indren (3260 m), all the way into the Val di Gressoney with the villages of Stafal and Gressoney-La Trinité. The Val d‘Ayas, including the villages of Frachey and Champoluc, is also connected to the ski area via the Colle Bettaforca. The region is famous for its excellent freeride possibilities and heli-ski offering.
Champoluc – Alagna Valsesia/Gressoney-La-Trinité/Frachey (Monterosa Ski)
Europe, Italy, Aosta Valley (Valle d'Aosta)
0039 0125 303111
Season: December - April
Ski pass price: 11 €
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| T-BAR LIFT ETC.
| CHAIRLIFT ETC.
| GONDOLA ETC.
| NIGHT SKIING
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| LIFTS OPEN
| LAST SNOWFALL
Thu 26 Mar
| CURRENT FRESH SNOW
| NEXT 9 DAYS
Snow history for Champoluc - Alagna Valsesia/ Gressoney-La-Trinité/ Frachey (Monterosa Ski)
Has the climate crisis and the higher temperatures affected snow conditions in Champoluc – Alagna Valsesia/Gressoney-La-Trinité/Frachey (Monterosa Ski)?
Look at the statistics and graph of historical snow depths for the ski resort.
For the last 5 years, week 10 has been the most insecure with 122 cm snow depth on average in Champoluc – Alagna Valsesia/Gressoney-La-Trinité/Frachey (Monterosa Ski).
The measurement is made as an average of the snow depth at the highest and lowest point of the mountain.
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Champoluc is popular with Italian weekenders from Milan and Turin, but is hardly heard of on the international market. As a result, it retains a friendly, small-scale, unspoiled Italian ambience. The village is a pleasant but not notably pretty place and the centre is lacking in bars, shops and much ski resort atmosphere. The quickest way into the area starts at Frachey, a few minutes up the road and reached by bus. The three-valley network of lifts and pistes is anything but small-scale. Champoluc is at one end of it and Alagna at the other – they are 17km apart – slightly further apart than Courchevel and Val-Thorens. But it’s around a four-hour trip by road to get from Alagna to Champoluc if you miss the last lift. Gressoney is in the central valley. But a glance at the piste map reveals that the Italian network between the two extremes is skeletal compared with the full-bodied French one. Outside the piste network, however, is a lot of great off-piste terrain, some lift-served, which has long attracted experts. Champoluc is the largest of the resort villages and is at one end of the three-valley network. Although it has drawbacks, it’s an attractive all-round base. Champoluc is strung out along the one-way street running from the centre past various hotels to the gondola base station, where a cluster of shops and bars forms a kind of distinct micro-resort. About 3km up the valley, a short funicular goes up from Frachey (with parking right at the base). Down-valley from Champoluc are Antagnod and Brusson. Antagnod is a good alternative for bad-weather days, and has some decent off-piste.
- Relaxed, traditional-style village
- Excellent beginner area at mid-mountain, but …
- Progress to longer runs tricky
- Some tricky red runs
- Resort spread out along road
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