Champoluc Snowboarding

The 22nd most popular snowboarding destination in Italy.

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North of Turin and northeast of Aosta, the Champoluc ski domaine is well known with local freeriders for its massive, legal off-piste snowboarding. The Champoluc ski domaine is known as the highest ski area in the Alps. When heading off-piste, you'll want to start by hiring a guide -- ask them about Col d'Olen. In addition to the lift-accessed off-piste, there are heli-ski opportunties.

The Champoluc ski domain is part of the greater Monterosa Ski Consortium that interconnects four valleys with 7 resort villages. The valleys include Ayas Valley, Champorcher Valley, Gressoney Valley and Valsesia Valley. The resort villages include Alagna, Antagnod, Brusson, Champoluc, Champorcher, Gressoney-La-Trinite and Gressoney-Saint-Jean. There is one ski pass that provides access to a total of 88 pistes totalling 180km served by 32 lifts.

After a long morning of shredding, grab lunch on-mountain at Rifugio Guglielmina.

For apres ski action, check out Atelher Gourmand. For nightlife, you can check out Pachamama.

Overall, Champoluc is the 22nd most popular snowboard & freeride destination of all 43 snowboarding resorts in Italy. Several of the better snowboarding resorts are nearby Champoluc including Gressoney-La-Trinite, Alagna-Valsesia and Alpe di Mera.


Local Contact(s):  Champoluc Tourism (+39) 125-307113; Monterosa Ski Promotion Office (+39) 0125-303-111.

Recommended Book:  "Snowboard Europe" from Charles Leocha

Best Season:  Feb. - Mar.

Base Camp:  Levieux Rascard; Hotel Campagnol

Luxury Loding:  Breithorn Hotel

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Article Source:   Best Champoluc Snowboarding Review

GPS:  45.836701, 7.73151

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  7/5/2016

ID:  24326

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