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Encyclopedia > Alpe Ciamporino

Alpe Ciamporino is the name of a ski resort and summer hiking region in the Lepontine Alps, by the Simplon Pass region in Italy. It is located near San Domenico di Varzo village, north of the Piedmont region, by the Swiss border with Wallis canton. A ski resort is a ski area with a village and/or high-end accommodations and other amenities at the base of the mountain. ... Beautiful natural scenes are common hiking destinations Hiking is a form of walking, undertaken with the specific purpose of exploring and enjoying the scenery. ... The Lepontine Alps are a mountain range in the central part of the Alps. ... Simplon Pass is a mountain pass at 6,589 ft (2,008 m) in the Lepontine Alps between Switzerland and Italy in Valais and Piedmont. ... Piedmont (Italian: Piemonte) is a region of northwestern Italy. ... Wallis can stand for: German name for canton of Switzerland Valais short name for French territory Wallis and Futuna John Wallis (1616 - 1703), an English mathematician Alfred Wallis (1855 - 1942), an English artist Barnes Wallis (1887 - 1979), an British scientist Hal B. Wallis (1898 - 1986), an American motion picture producer...


As a winter ski resort, it has a base elevation at 1420 metres altitude, and peaks at 2500 metres. During the summer, Alpe Ciamporino serves as the starting point for alpine hiking and traverse to Alpe Veglia, Alpe Devero and Alpe Solcio.


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  • Ski resort and local information
  • Mountain community of the valley

 
 

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