Courmayeur - La Thuile
It starts in Courmayeur (1216m), climbing steeply into the mountains to Rifugio Vieille (1956m) where is possible to stop for a break and coffe. Then for 1 hour will ve very plasent and panoramic walk up along the dirt road admiring the view of Mont Blanc and the glaciers.
Then 40 min of steep ascent to Mont Fortin (2.758m). Following the ridge the path goes slightly down to the mountain pastures (2.421m) and from here a long descent takes you into La Thuile (1450m) via vallone di Chavannes.
Altitude + 1550 m.
Total duration 7,5 h.