Ice Climbing and Cross-Country Skiing in Cogne, Aosta Valley

A beautiful mountain village located in the Aosta Valley within the Gran Paradiso National Park. Cogne is an ideal getaway for a relaxing winter holiday with a variety of leisure activities, excellent accommodation, amazing restaurants and superb scenery.

Cross Country SkiingCogne is known in the Aosta Valley for its cross country skiing reputation with about 80km of extensive and varied scenic trails winding under the peaks of the Grivola and the Gran Paradiso.

Every year Cogne hosts the international cross country ski race, the 45km  Marciagranparadiso, which usually takes place on the second Sunday in February.

Ice ClimbingCogne is also well known for its ice-climbing. Ice-climbing schools and private alpine guides are available for all levels of abilty and experience. The two valleys of Valnontey and Valeille are lined with long, thick ice falls.

Some classic icefall climbs include:

  • Lillaz Gully
  • Candelabro del Coyote
  • Sentiero del Troll
  • Tuborg
Cogne Valley
Cogne landscape
Cogne Cross Country

For more information:

Comune di Cogne (AO) Rue Bourgeois n.38
11012 Cogne
+39 01 6575 3800
Marciagranparadiso Piazza Chanoux
11012 Cogne (AO)  - Valle d'Aosta 
+39 0165 74835