GTA stopping place - Alpine Track stopping place - 1770 meters above the level of sea
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WE'LL BE WAITING FOR YOU ALL THE YEAR ROUND ON OUR "SUNNY MOUNTAINS"!
In winter time the shelter can be reached on foot (with
normal mountaineering boots) following the forest path which gets
groomed as cross-country skiing ring. Lovers of such discipline will
enjoy three different tracks (all of them free) for both classic and
sliding step, varying in length and difficulty.
> Easy track: beginners ring, at Randuin (ten
minutes from the parking).
Snowshoes lovers will find in us a useful departure
point for several outings of varying difficulty. Among them the "Testa
dell'Assietta" (2454 meters) and the "Monte Gran Costa" (2615
During all the year.
Trekking within the Gran Bosco Natural Park gives you a
unique opportunity to enjoy the local flora and fauna.
Spring, summer, autumn.
Mountain bike lovers will find lots of tracks of varying
difficulty within the boundaries of the Park: from the easy path
Monfol/Arlaud shelter to the more challenging "Testa
dell'Assietta". Much longer tracks, naturally designed for
more-than-one-day outings, like the "Giro dei Forti" are also available.
The local typical cuisine will be available to you in a
gorgeous landscape: starters, sliced meat and salami, mountain cheese
and... shelter specialities. Traditional polenta with meat,
salted cod, melted cheese or deliciously matched with vegetables.
Home-made cakes like apple-pies, Trieste Presnitz, Linz cakes, baked
The shelter has 16 beds (in dorm or in double room), 40 sitting places at the table inside and a summer patio.
In dorm, half board: 48 euros (in the summer), 50 (in the winter).
Services and facilities.
-allergy and intolerance-friendly menus upon request.
We organize all-the year-round language courses, plein
air oil painting lessons, host small groups self-managed seminars, set
up music gigs, naturalistic meetings and... nearly everything you can
How to reach us.
From Oulx (where either the State Road number 24 or the
A32 Highway will take you) take the road which leads to Sauze
d'Oulx. Before actually entering the town, turn left to