Snowshoe hike to Col Serena valley and the magical world of snow.
- Thursday 08 December 2022
Snowshoe hike leading to the pastures of the Col Serena in the high Great St-Bernard valley.
This excursion with snowshoes will offer you the opportunity to know the mountain environment of the Alps, to admire the splendid landscapes of the Aosta valley and to get in touch with the magical world of snow by means of practical activities as to measure the snowpack with special tools such as lenses and thermometers, to know its origin, to learn its structural and stability features. You will know the history of a snowflake and its further transformation into snowpack and you will observe the snowy environment.
Participants will be equipped with snowshoes, poles and ARVA kits for self-rescue.
Time of the snowshoe hike: 2h30 (one way)
Hight difference: 400 metres
Difficulty: WT2 snowshoe hike
Number of participants: minimum 4, maximum 6 persons
Recommended equipment and clothing: warm, comfortable, layered clothing, gloves, hat, hiking boots, no moonboot because it is difficult to attach them to snowshoes.
In case of bad weather: the itinerary of the snowshoe hike could be changed, or the hike could be cancelled. The guide can decide, according to the weather conditions, to change the itinerary or to cancel the hike.
How to book: calling the phone number 3407085371 within 12 p.m. of the previous day.
The snowshoe hike is organized, on request, also on week-days as well as on other dates.