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Find your sustainable travel Experience type Type experience pack Alpinismo Arrampicata su roccia Bergsteigen Canyoning Canyoning Canyoning Canyoning Escalade Escursionismo Fotografia naturalistica Freeride Freeride de Freeride en Freeride fr Gleitschirmfliegen Gravel bike Gravel bike Gravel bike de Gravel bike fr Grimper Klettern Klettersteig Mountain bike Mountain biking Mountainbiking Mountaineering Nature...

Climbing style

The new morning: every great wall has a great story. This is ours. Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile Being composed almost entirely of metamorphic rocks, the climbing style in the Valle dell'Orco is essentially granitic, with the exception of the lower valley cliffs where gneiss allows for progression on...

Chronicle

The new morning: every great wall has a great story. This is ours. Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile 1972: it's the year of change. For the first time, the foothill walls begin to be considered. The first attempts of Cotta and Saviane on the Ancesieu wall in the Forzo...

Rock history

The new morning: every large wall has a great story. This is ours. Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile History of climbing in Valle Orco, taken from the book "Valle dell'Orco", published by "Versante Sud" by Maurizio Oviglia, a protagonist, flourishing opener, and one of the leading experts of Valle...

Rock Paradise A New Morning

The new morning: every great wall has a great story. This is ours. Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile The "Nuovo Mattino" represents a fundamental step in the evolution of mountaineering in Europe, ushering in a shift from a "Nationalistic" form of alpinism, characterized by the "summit conquest at all...

Culinary tradition

Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile CULINARY TRADITIONThe culinary tradition of the Orco and Soana valleys and more generally of the Canavese valleys (Sacra, Chiusella, Malone) is strongly tied to the territory and its resources, as well as its ancient history. Thus, the practice of breeding has given rise to...

Fauna and Flora

Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile Fauna The fauna has its emblem in the ibex, the park's symbol, now widespread in many specimens. Among mammals, we can encounter chamois, marmots, hares, foxes, badgers, weasels, martens during walks. It is also common to come across raptors such as eagles, bearded vultures...

Rules of conduct

Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile If it is true that we should be respectful of the environment everywhere, it is even more crucial within a protected area. Only in this way can we preserve a precious heritage that belongs to all of us over time.Let's now look at the...

The oldest park in Italy

Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile In 1856, King Vittorio Emanuele II declared the Royal Hunting Reserve in the mountains of the Gran Paradiso, the only "4000" entirely located in Italian territory, saving the Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) from extinction. This species had disappeared from the entire Alpine arc, except...

Gran Paradiso Park

Home South Face Paradise Turismo sostenibile The Gran Paradiso National Park, the oldest protected area in Italy, was established in 1922 as the hunting reserve of King Vittorio Emanuele II. Its main objective is the conservation of the ibex, the symbol of the Park, and its habitat.The Park extends both...