The mountains of the Aosta Valley are internationally famous and offer many picturesque hikes. Indeed, this region of Italy has an incredible number of peaks over 4000 m in altitude, including Mont Blanc (4810 m), the Matterhorn (4487 m) and Mont Blanc de Courmayeur (4784 m), which are a delight for climbers. The hiker in search of spectacular landscapes will go to the Val Vény or Val Ferret northeast of Courmayeur where he can spend the night at the Refuge Bonatti (2056 m) and enjoy a magnificent sunrise on the Grandes Jorasses (4208 m) before climbing to the Tête-Entre-Deux-Sauts (2729 m).
11 August 2023 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the Val d'Aosta near Courmayeur, Lake Licony is one of the largest natural lakes in the region. Nestling in a basin, the changing colours in the sunlight transform Lake Licony into a veritable jewel. The route I propose continues to the Col de Licony,
21 September 2020 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Nestled in the Valle d'Aosta, Lago del Rutor is a little jewel of the Mont Blanc Massif. Indeed, it remains the object of a magnificent hike
21 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Located in the heart of the Aosta Valley, Lago Pietra Rossa culminates at 2553 meters above sea level at the end of the Vallon d'Arpy. Stuck between Becca Pugnenta in the northeast and Mont Cormet in the southwest, the lake remains
20 June 2017 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Lago d'Arpy is a lake of glacial origin located in the Vallon d'Arpy, near the eponymous col. Lago d'Arpy, surrounded by Mont Charvet, Becca Pugnenta and Mont Cormet, offers a spectacular view of the Grandes Jorasses, which, when the water is calm in the morning, is reflected in
16 July 2015 | by Pierre-Alexandre
An itinerary of anthology, a permanent dazzling, a long day of contemplation facing the most beautiful summits of the Alps … this is what I propose through this hike for experienced walkers
2 August 2006 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Let's go to Italy in the Val Veny to do an outing that will stay in your mind forever: the Petit Mont Blanc Bivouac (or Rifugio Rainetto).
The starting altitude (1,670 m) and the finish at 3,047 m at the Petit Mont Blanc Bivouac set the scene.
If the hike starts on a good paved road to the Lac de Combal, it is