The hostel is a good point of departure for many walking-tours in summer and ski shoe-walking tours in winter. During these tours it is possible to cross small villages and see typical ancient alpine architecture (ovens, fountains, wells, shrines, small chapels).
On AYASSE STREAM it is possible to practise kayak and canoeing (There were organized Kayak Italian Championship races).
There are many well known places to climb.
Best places in Pontboset are:
SIX BRIDGES WALK all through the territory of Pontboset and crossing Ayasse stream using six different typology bridges (stone, wood and rope bridges).
RATUS GORGE A ravine eroded by the stream water exposed to beautiful scenarios of wild nature.
AYASSE STREAM is the only stream in Aosta Valley where it is possible to fish a kind of trout called Fario trout.
In only 10 minute drive you can reach CHAMPORCHER ski resort. Champorcher it is very well appreciated from cross-country and downhill ski lovers. There is also a snow park for children. During all winter time there is a free shuttle connecting Pontboset with Champorcher ski slopes.
In few minutes it is possible to reach FORTE DI BARD (Bard fortress) where it is possibile to visit the “museo delle Alpi” (Alps museum). It is possible also to organize teaching activities for students and classes.
It is possible to ask to the hostel managers to help you to organize trips and to suggest you places to visit. Qualified mountain guides will be available on request.