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Mountain Name(s): Gran Paradiso, Gran Paradiso, Gran Paradizas, Grand-Paradis, Гран-Парадизо, ยอดเขากรันปาราดีโซ, გრან-პარადიზო, グラン・パラディーゾ, 大帕拉迪索山, Гран-Паради... More     Geology: Tectonic
Elevation: 4061 m / 13323.5 ft     Snow line: 2500 m / 8202.1 ft
Summit(s): Main Summit (4 061 m /13 324 feet)
    Prominence: 1 879 m/6 165 ft
Location: Italy(Aosta Valley);     Isolation: 44 590 km/146 293 miles
Latitude/Longitude: 45°31'6.492''N
    Climbing Season(s): 15 Jun - 30 Sep;
Parent Range: Alps     Nearest Airport(s): Turin Airport (TRN); Geneva International Airport (GVA); Milan Airport;
Range: Gran Paradiso Group     Convenience Center(s): Aosta;
First Ascent: 4/9/1860 W. Dundas , M. Payot , J. Tiarraz , J.J. Cowell ... More     National Park(s): Gran Paradiso National Park; Vanoise National Park;

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The highest mountain entirely within Italy! Easy ascent, provides a very satisfying physical challenge and stunning views.

Description Edit

While the Mont Blanc massif straddles the border between France and Italy, the Gran Paradiso is the only mountain whose summit reaches over 4,000 metres that is entirely within Italian territory, so that it could be considered the highest peak in Italy. It is often climbed as a poor weather alternative to Mont Blanc. Lying in the Gran Paradiso National Park this is charming high alpine area set above the Italian Valsavarenche & Vallee d'Aoste. In early summer vibrantly colourful wild flowers and jostling Ibex give a spring in the step for the pleasant walk to the hospitable & lively Italian mountain hut from where the summit climb begins... By high Alpine mountaineering standards, Gran Paradiso is considered one of the less difficult 4,000 meter peaks – The route is mostly snow/glacier walking and is not technical, but the final ascent’s 60 meters are cover rocky terrain and require technical mountaineering skills.... Read more

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Location Edit

Located between the Aosta Valley and Piedmont regions of

north-west Italy. 22 from Aosta (direct distance), 50 from Mont


Getting there Edit

From Geneva (Switzerland) to Chamonix (France) by car and

through the tunnel to Italy

By car from Milan / Geneva / Turin region of Valle d'Aosta to

Aosta and then to Pont.

Europe, Italy: Aosta Valley

  • Gran Paradiso
  • Mountaineering - 1 Day(s)
  • 15 Jun - 30 Sep
  • Moderate/ Challenging 
  • 1 people climbed it

Europe, Italy:

  • Gran Paradiso
  • Backcountry Skiing - 6 ...
  • 18 Mar - 30 Apr
  • Moderate 
  • 0 people climbed it

Europe, Italy:


  • 19 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
  • Gran Paradiso(4061 m)



DID YOU KNOW (1) Edit Add

• There is a statue on Madonna on the top of the mountain.


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