Travel Guide to Col du Plateau Rosa
Col du Plateau Rosa is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.088m (10,131ft) above the sea level, located in the Aosta Valley region of north-western Italy. It’s one of the highest roads of Europe.
The road to the summit, located within the Alps mountain range, is totally unpaved Great trail for experienced wheelers. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. This trail can be done only a very narrow time-frame in the summer (end of August).
The trail is very steep, with sections up to 20%. It’s one of the highest roads of the country. 4x4 required. Stay away if you're scared of heights. Expect a trail pretty steep. Wet conditions may make for tough driving along the muddy chairlift access trail.
Pic: Paweł Słowik