Alpine REFUGES in the Aosta Valley (Cogne Valley)

Alpine REFUGES in the Aosta Valley (Cogne Valley)

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  • F= Easy
  • PD= Slightly difficult
  • AD= Rather difficult
  • D= Difficult

    H I K I N G

  • T= Tourist – Itineraries on footpaths, mule tracks or wide paths. Don't present orienteering problems.
  • E= Excursion route without technical difficulty – Itineraries on footpaths or trails on different ground types (grassy meadows, rocky ground). Orienteering capacity and good training to walk some hours are required.
  • EE= Trekking routes for expert hikers – Sign-posted itineraries with some difficulties: slippery, grassy or rocky ground, rocky or snowy slope or easy climbing passage (use of hands necessary). Only for experienced mountain hikers with at secure step, a good feeling for balance. Physical training for 1-day walk required.
  • EEA= Trekking routes for expert hikers with equipment – Equipped tracks or "vie ferrate". Technical equipment required.


Denomination: Refuge SOGNO DI BERDZÉ (Alpe Peradzà)
Altitude: 2.526m
Route: Aosta (583m) – Aymavilles (640m) – Cogne (1.534m) - Lillaz (1.615m) – Refuge (2.526m)
Time: 3h'30 - 4h'00 from Lillaz (1.615m)
Difficulty: E
Opening period: half June - half September
Owner: Berger Luigi
Keeper: Coop. Chez Nous, Frazione Chez Croiset, 19 - 11020 Fénis tel. 346 0613304
Refuge phone: 0165 749226
Places: 74
Local winter: places 10 always opens
Climbs and excursions: Punta Tersiva (3.515m), Torre Ponton (3.101m), Cima di Peradzà (2.978m), Rosa dei Banchi (3.164m), Finestra di Champorcher, (2.828m), Colle Pontonnet (2.897m)
Denomination: Refuge VITTORIO SELLA (Lauson)
Altitude: 2.588m
Route: Aosta (583m) – Aymavilles (640m) – Cogne (1.534m) - Valnontey (1.666m) – Refuge (2.588m)
Time: 2h'30 - 2h'45 from Valnontey (1.666m)
Difficulty: E
Opening period: half March - half September
Owner: C.A.I. Biella
Keeper: Cavagnet Adelina, Via Parigi, 186 – 11000 Aosta tel. 0165 551658
Refuge phone: 0165 74310
Places: 143
Local winter: places 13 always opens
Climbs and excursions: La Grivola (3.969m), Punta Rossa della Grivola (3.630m), Punta Nera della Grivola (3.683m), Punta Bianca della Grivola (3.793m), Punta di Leviona (3.420m), Gran Serz (3.552m), Rifugio Federico Chabod (2.750m), Colle Lauson (3.296m), Casolari dell'Herbetet (2.435m)


I AM GREATLY INDEBTED TO MY FRIENDS: Maria Grazia S - Lupino - - Luca - Corvus - Mamo FOR THE PHOTOS.



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