The Fontina cheese production in the high mountain pastures
- Tuesday 03 August 2021
Free of charge for all participants staying in some accommodation facilities affiliated to the tourist consortium.
(€ 10 return ticket Weissmatten chairlift)
- Time and place of departure: 10 a.m., Weissmatten car park.
- Route description: ascent by chairlift (ticket price €10 per person – return ticket) to Weissmatten (2050 m); from here, the route runs along a magnificent balcony overlooking the valley and the Monte Rosa massif.
- Further infos: packed lunch to be taken by the participants; children under 4 years old must be carried in the baby carrier. The hike is not recommended for people over the age of 75.
Discover the Gressoney valley with the Nature Guides who will organize a rich programme of excursions for the summer season 2020. Every Tuesday the hikes will end with a visit to vegetable gardens or mountain pastures with a tasting of local products, a way to get to know the delicacies of the territory.
On Tuesday 3rd August, the excursion includes first a chairlift ride to reach an altitude of 2050 metres. From the arrival, we take the simple path that leads to Prati Bianchi and runs along a magnificent balcony overlooking the valley and the Monte Rosa massif.
Duration: 4 h total, including the hike and the visit to the pasture
Elevation gain: around 200 m by foot (+ 700 m by chairlift)
Difficulty: E – medium
Maximum number of participants: 15
Recommended equipment: hiking boots, wind stopper jacket, polar fleece, backpack.
In case of bad weather it will be possible to make up the missed activity within the same week.
Reservation is required by the day before the activity (by 12 pm) by contacting the organizers at the phone number +39 366 4000505 or +39 0125 355614.
Further info: packed lunch to be taken by the participants.
The programme may vary according to the weather conditions, the security of the paths and the needs of the participants.