Key information: Punta Pousset
- Perfect for peak-baggers, this perfect pyramidal mountain yields 360 degree panoramas over vast swathes of the pristine Valle d'Aosta.
- Called the "Gornergrat of Cogne" in 1837 by Yeld and Coolidge, Punta Pousset is an improbable peak in the Cogne valley, with awe-inspiring panoramas.
- The standard Gran Paradiso mix that is to say, lots of wildlife and plantlife in this non-touristy corner of Italys oldest park.
- You will be walking in high mountains with unpredictable weather. Come prepared.
- Walkopedia rating88
- Natural interest17
- Human interest4
- Negative points0
- Total rating88
- Length: 8 miles
- Maximum Altitude: 3,046m
- Level of Difficulty: Difficult
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