Difficulties:T - Tourist
from 01/12 to 31/03
Departure:Gimillan (1788 m)
Arrival:Gimillan (1788 m)
Difference in level:212 m
How to get there
From the motorway exit AOSTA OVEST turn right onto the national road n. 47 to Cogne. From the main village, continue for about 3km to the Gimillan hamlet where you can leave your car. In Gimillan there are also other interesting tracks for snowshoes.
Short and panoramic excursion. The favourable exposure to the sun and the minimal difference in altitude make this a pleasant itinerary to enjoy a half day on the snow.
Description of the route
An easy ring path without danger and an with an excellent exposure to the sun alternating stretches in the woods to magnificent views. T
he trail starts out in the northern part of the Gimillan village where you find a panel at the beginning of the track. Once arrived at a small chapel continue straight on along the torrent. You reach then a few houses situated in the Pian di Teppe hamlet, you pass them, and then turn left continuing to the hamlet of Serve. A wide path takes you into the woods, then a hairpin bend leads to a clearing in the direction of Gimillan. In a short time, and after enjoying enchanting views on the Gran Paradiso chain and on the Grivola peak you return to the starting point.