As a guide, you’ll need to bring at least the following technical equipment for Gran Paradiso: 


  • Mountaineering harness 
  • Ice axe, straight handle, max 60 cm long 
  • Insulated mountaineering boots with rigid soles (B2 or B3) 
  • Crampons with anti-balling plates 
  • Telescopic trekking poles (advised) 
  • Climbing helmet 


We’ll send you a detailed kit list when you book. Some of this equipment can be rented locally to reduce costs. We also offer a fantastic selection of discounts (15-20%) from a range of outdoor manufacturers & retailers