Cogne pistes


opening days and times Prices Cogne cross-country ski map

Among the large Sant'Orso meadow and the coniferous and birch woods, here is the Aosta Valley queen of cross-country skiing: Cogne.

The trails run under the peaks of the Grivola and Gran Paradiso for 80 km, passing through the villages of Epinel, Lillaz and Valnontey in the heart of the Gran Paradiso National Park.
The variety of runs of different lengths offer something to suit skiers of all levels.

Cogne (1534 m.)

  • 1.5 km loop (KO Sprint) World Cup - easy
  • 2 km loop - easy
  • 3,300 km loop - easy
  • 3,750 km loop World Cup - easy
  • 5 km loop - medium
  • 7.5 km loop - medium
  • 15 km loop - difficult
  • 40 km loop - difficult (Marciagranparadiso)

Lillaz (1617 m.):

  • 1,5 km loop - easy
  • 3,5 km loop - medium
  • 5 km loop - medium

Valnontey (1666 m.):

  • 5 km loop - easy

Epinel (1452 m.):

  • 3 km loop - easy
  • 5 km loop - medium

Grooming: classic or skating

Foyer de fond c/o Maison de la Grivola: equipment hire, changing rooms, showers, waxing room, sauna.

Signs: boards at start/end of runs, signs where the trails fork and arrows indicating direction.

Ticket sales:
Daily and weekly passes can be purchased from:

  • Cogne: automatic ticket office (only daily ticket near the roundabout at the entrance of the village), ticket office at the cross-country center, Consorzio Operatori Turistici.
  • Lillaz: automatic ticket office ( only daily ticket near the cross-country slopes, near to the chapel.)
  • Valnontey: automatic ticket office ( only daily ticket near to the parking.)
  • Epinel: automatic ticket office only daily ticket near to the sport area).

Season tickets: (photo ID required) are on sale from the ticket office at the cross-country ski centre (near the children’s park in Cogne) and at the Consorzio Operatori Turistici.

First aid/rescue service on the runs: Gran Paradiso- Pila spa Cableways tel. 0165.74008 and 112


Consult  the snow report to find out which cross-country trails are open.


Funivie Gran Paradiso - Pila spa
Rue Lay-de-Tré
11012 COGNE (AO)

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