San Domenico is located in the far north of Piedmont, in a valley of the Lepontine Alps which is wedged in the south of Switzerland. The territory is characterized by an evocative succession of ridges, woods and alpine lakes. Alpine village of the Municipality of Varzo, San Domenico is located at an altitude of 1,420 m on a plateau between the mountain slopes that border the Val Cairasca, the side valley of Val Divedro in Val d’Ossola. The position is particularly suitable to receive heavy snowfall, whether the perturbations come from the North or the South, guaranteeing good snow all year round. Alagna is a small mountain village in Valsesia at the foot of the Monte Rosa, in the Italian Alps. The relaxed atmosphere of this genuine Alpine environment is the perfect place to ski big off-piste runs away from the crowds.
|S. Domenico & Alagna 6 days all-inclusive
|H. La Vetta S. Domenico
Alagna Mountain Resort & SPA
|novice to advanced
|Max group size
|7 per guide
|Group of 4
|€ 2100 x person
|We can help you to find the gear you need or you can take your own. You need a safety kit (with ABS), ski touring set with skins, harness, crampons and training shoes.
About The Ski Resorts:
San Domenico is a small ski resort with only 7 lifts and about 35 km of pistes, very close to the border of Switzerland and right in the center of the main chain of the Alps of the high Piemonte. It is a very lucky place with the snow because can get snow equal if the weather is coming from the North or the South, giving the possibility to have good conditions all the season.
Alagna is also a small resort but liked to the main ski resort of MonteRosa that join three valleys: Champoluc. Gressoney and the Valley of Alagna. The Whole resort is cover with artificial snow and has 27 lifts and over 200 km of well groomed pistes. The off piste terrain is unique and is ideal for beginners of this discipline, like for the more esigent skiers.
Day by day program:
Day one: Meeting with the guide at Malpensa airport and transfer to San Domenico Hotel La Vetta del gruppo MIRA Hotel. In the evening after dinner small lesson about avalanche rescue and information about the week program.
Day two: Meeting with the guide in the morning and briefing with gear check. The day is dedicated to ski in the San Domenico resort. After dinner introduction to the world of ski touring, the equipment, the safety gear.
Day three: Start from the hotel at 8.30, with the lifts on top of the resort. We ski down the valley of Bondolero, to the omonimous Alpe. Back on the runs of San Domenico using skitouring equipment.
After dinner short video clip intro to the area of Alagna Valsesia and the Monterosaski.
Day four- to day six: Transfer to Alagna, Hotel Alagna Experience Resort. Freeride on the famous runs on the Monte Rosa, guided by your certified UIAGM Alagna Ski Guide.
Each day we can ski a different valley of this large freeride paradise and the skills in skitouring we learned in san Domenico will open the doors of the most untoutched slopes.
Our guiding prices for this all-inclusive are based on the group size (I’ve seen it, take me to the BOOKING FORM)
|Price per person
– 5 days guiding with UIAGM mountain guide
– 6 nights accommodation half board in luxury hotel
– Taxi transfer from San Domenico to Alagna.
– Taxi from/to the airport is not included but we can provide if necessary.
– ski passes for the two resort.
– Lunches, heli-skiing.
– Mountain rescue insurance:
|We highly recommend that you arrange your own personal insurance before undertaking any mountain activity.
You can have a look at your own country EUROP-ASSISTANCE, they normally have an outdoor insurance (Outdoor no problem), or we suggest to register as member of your country Alpine Club (like CAF or CAS or BMC, personal insurance is included and also discounted price at mountain huts. Here you can see the official list). If your country doesn’t have an Alpine Club you can also check out the Britannia Section of Alpenverein, that is now normally open also to non-resident in UK: www.alpenverein.at/britannia/membership/
– Avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, backpack and glacier equipment if required.
– ABS backpack and the ski touring gear is not included but we can arrange for it.
– We also recommend that you wear your helmet.
If places are not available in Hotel La Vetta S. Domenico or Experience Ski Resort Alagna, or you prefer different treatment we can offer others solutions but prices may change.
Group size: max. 7 people per guide. Private groups only.
This is the “classic” program but other options are available and we can also tailor a program to suit you. All of these programs must be booked in advance in order to secure hotel accommodation.
Program in collaboration with OVERALP Tour Operator