Difficulties:E - Excursionist
from 01/01 to 29/02
Departure:COGNE: Gimillan (1788 mt.)
Arrival:Serve (1923 mt.)
Difference in level:135 m
Duration going there:1h00
Duration coming back:0h45
How to get there
Aosta Ovest highway exit. From the exit, turn right and head towards Cogne. Once in town, follow the directions for Gimillan where you can leave your car in the parking lot near the village.
Short and scenic excursion on the Cogne mountain pastures. The favorable exposure and minimum inclination make this route a great way to spend a couple of hours on the snow.
Description of the route
the northern tip of the Gimillan village. Continue on the snow-covered farm road to quickly reach a small religious monument: from here, follow the slope on the left that climbs the right to the delightful Pian di Teppe plain. From the plain, continue on your left to the houses in Serve. The route continues North-West following the slope to the edge of the woods: here, back-track and, climbing the small snow-covered peaks under Serve, head towards Gimillan to return to the starting point.