S-03 Ski mountaineering in Po and Varaita Valleys


This card wants to fill a gap of many years, providing a pocket support to take on every trip in the Monviso Valleys.
From the Po Valley to the Varaita Valley, not forgetting the famous Giro del Monviso passing through the French Valle del Guil, always with the silhouette of the Stone King in the background.
The proposed itineraries want to give a solution for every type of skier, from the beginning to the end of the season, ranging from the lowest altitudes to the many peaks over 3000 meters.

65 excursions, that offer the possibility to space, between the brief walk and the most challenging and intense trip, up to reach the sustained and exciting inclinations of the skiing
Cartography in scale of 1:25000
Routes classified in Volo Scale and Blachère scale
All the Ski mountaineering info organized in serviceable tables.
Printed on both sides, using very light polypropylene sheets, waterproof, tear-resistant and recyclable. For a not heavy backpack, a guide you can use also if you have wet gloves!



Waterproof and tear-resistant.

For the realization of this paper map, hundreds of km has been walked on streets and paths, recording routes with gps technology.
This job technique allows us to obtain a precise collocation of all the useful elements for a hiker.
The paper is based on the creation of a complete geographic database, organized on the GIS software with the following levels:

  • Excursional information (shelters, bivouacs, unwatched refuges, climbing walls, equipped areas, places of interest, routes fitted, dangerous passages, etc..)
  • Cartographic legends and general information ( entirely translated in English, French, German)
    Specific elements such us fountains, piles, crosses, access restrictions, caves etc.
  • Ski-alpine runs
  • mountain bike runs
  • Primary and secondary path network
  • Designation of paths and excursional routes.
  • Complete road network.
  • Land typology (Woodlands, glaciers, stony grounds etc.)
  • Lakes, rivers, canals
  • National, regional, provincial, local borders, national parks
  • Curves of 50m, 10m, 5m equidistance
  • Buildings, industries, churches, cemeteries
  • Military buildings, fortifications
  • Complete toponymy
  • Railway stations, highway exits
  • Big Bench

This paper has also a metric grid shown in a frame according the UTM WGS84 projection.

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