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The neighbouring Italy, represented by the Aosta Valley, is an exceptional playground for hikers with its peaks offering magnificent views of the south face of the Mont-Blanc Massif and the Grand Paradiso. Located north of Courmayeur, Val Ferret and Val Vény will offer unforgettable memories to the hiker with their views of the rock giants of Mont-Blanc within easy reach. On the Val Vény side, the hiker in search of new sensations will undoubtedly go to Lac Chécrouit, Lac des Vesses or the Bivouac du Petit Mont Blanc. On the Val Ferret side, the Bonatti Refuge, the Tête Entre-Deux-Sauts, the Tête de Ferret or the Refuge Bertone are ideal hiking objectives, especially for spending the night in a bivouac. No wonder the Tour du Mont Blanc is regularly depicted as one of the most beautiful circuits in the world!

Lake Licony and Col de Licony

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,

Lago di Pietra Rossa

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

Lago d’Arpy

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

Bivouac du Petit Mont Blanc

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

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