The hut is located at the top of the Valle d'Ayas, in the hamlet of St. Jacques at the foot of the Monterosa glacier.
Easily reachable, along the highway, passing through the village of Champoluc, continuing to the head of the valley, arrived in the hamlet of St. Jacques, you follow the usual state road and after 500 meters you reach an area with public parking.
During the summer and winter season, the shuttle service allows you to take the entire Val d'Ayas free of charge: from St. Jacques to Champoluc, Lignod, Antagnod ...
The Rascard is located in the green woods along the Alta Via trail no. 1 - Valle d'Aosta.
A time spent by Walser merchants and today by mountain climbers, mountain enthusiasts and by the athletes of one of the most famous endurance trails in the world, the Tor de Geants, which in September runs entirely through the Valle d'Aosta.
In the summer it is possible to practice classic mountain activities, hiking, trekking, mountain biking, fishing, golf, high altitude excursions with mountain guides and nature outings.
From Saint Jacques along the valley, even walking comfortably through the Wood of Pian Villy, you get to Champoluc with its new MonterosaTerme Wellness Center, the Adventure Park, the small and cozy Cinema, as well as the well-equipped Mountainbike and Ski rentals, restaurants, local and shops.
During the winter, with the use of the lifts from Val d'Ayas, you can reach the Freeride Paradise area in the Valle di Alagna which, together with the Valle di Gressoney, make up the domaine skiable area Monterosa Ski: over 180 km of groomed trails. From all over Europe they come to practice off-piste skiing in safety. With the professionalism and experience of the Champoluc Guides you can follow fresh snow routes both along the slopes of the three valleys of the area and, if conditions permit, on its glaciers.
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