Starting point: Alagna Valsesia (Piemonte).
How get there by car:
from Milano, motorway exit Novara Ovest inserted with A26 at Biandrate, direction Gravellona Toce and exit Romagnano-Ghemme. Continue with SS299 to Alagna.
From Torino, moterway exit A4 Greggio or inserted with A26 at Biandrate, direction Gravellona Toce and exit Romagnano-Ghemme . Continue with SS299 to Alagna A26
From Genova Voltri-Sempione, exit Romagnano-Ghemme. Continue with SS299 to Alagna
Airport Torino Caselle 134 km
Airport Milano Linate 110 km
Airport Milano Malpensa 70 km
Airport Bergamo Orio Al Serio 160 km
From Malpensa each half a hour a bus connects the airport with Milano Centrale station, then continue by train to Varallo Sesia or getting on a bus(starts 08.00; 10.00; 12.00; 15.00; 17.00; 20.00;21.00 from Terminal 1) to Novara and continue Varallo Sesia by train.
From Linate each half a hour a bus connects the airport with Milano Centrale station, then by train to Varallo Sesia.
From Orio al Serio by Autostradale bus to Milano Lambrate or to Piazza Bottini.
The nearest station to Alagna is Varallo Sesia 36 Km then by bus.
From Varallo station: bus to Alagna (Atap) at 08.57; 11.57; 13.57; 14.45; 16.37; 18.46.
The voyage takes about 1 hour.
No taxes or permits required. Costs: cableway to P.ta Indren.
When To Climb
End july - begininnig of septembre or march - may for alpineskiing
Possibility to stay in Alagna (hostel) or camping near Punta Indren in tent.
Usually there are no problems.
Cableway phone: 0163.922922. Time table: first 8.45, last 16.15 .
Bibliography: Gino Buscaini, MONTE ROSA (Guida dei Monti d'Italia) - CAI/TCI, 1991; Carta Kompass f.87
Phone cellular cover: vodafone 40% di copertura - 3/5
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