It reaches from Châtillon (549m), Antey Saint André (1075m), Torgnon (1489m), Valtournanche (1524m), Breuil-Cervinia (2004m), Chamois (1815m), La Magdeleine (1650m) Municipalities.
Western Side (from Bornes Hill to Cignana Lake)
1)- Minimum Route n° 1: from Torgnon-Septumian Fraction (1547m) towards Pecou (1618m), Chatrian (1650m) Villages to Golette small Resort (1677m; Area Pic Nic with small Football Field); from this in Southwest through dirt road into Forest to Bornes Hill and nearby Alp (1725m; T; 1h '00/1h '15 from Golette), below Becca d'Aver (2469m).
2)- Basic Itinerary n° 1: from Golette to a mini pond and towards Baccard (1902m), Vieille (1886m), Fontarin (1943m), nearby Chantorné Damon (1956m) Alps, (1700m) through dirt road or paths fork 2048 metres; from this last in West to Fenêtre Hill (2162m; E/F+; 3h '/3h '15), below Mont de la Fenêtre/Mont Meabé Southern Antesummit.
by Marco Cossard
3)- Exceptional Route n° 1: from Golette small Resort to fork 2048 metres; from this in Northwest to Mont Meabé Southern Antesummit, through Southern Slope (+; 2566m; M+; 2h '45/3h '00 from alternative; 4h '15/4h '30 from Golette Area; 5h '15/5h '30 from Septumian Fraction), between Northern Summit (2616m)/Praz Croux (+; 2248m).
4)- Basic Itinerary n° 2: from Torgnon (Pecou Fraction), Bagnoy (1658m), Chaté (1676m) Villages, fork 1697 metres, Chatelar Dèsott Pasture (+; 1791m); from this, through Municipal Roads, to, with path, Mont de Chatelar (+; 1848m). In North, through dirt roads, towards Chatelar Damon (1874m), Brusoney (1895m), Betsoloz (1895m; source), Courthoud du Meitin, Damon (2059m, 2068m) Pastures, Crot des Labies (2356m), Tsomioy or Chomioi Alpages (2450m; E/F+; 4h '00/4h 15), below Southern slopes and Eastern Crest of Cima Bianca or Cime Bianche (3008m).
5)- Variant n° 1: from Alp to Chomioi Pass (2603m; EE/M-; 0h '45/1h), between Cima Bianca South/Mont Miracle.
6)- Exceptional Route n° 2: from Chomioi Alp, through small path and traces, toward point 2755 metres on Eastern Crest and through the Northern side of the same, always small path and traces, to Southern Antesummit (2972m); from this with North crossing on South rocky and easy Crest to Cima Bianca North Summit (EE/D-; 2h '30/2h '45 from Alp; 6h '30/7h 15 from Torgnon Commune), between Tours des Crottes (2859/60m)/Monte Miracolo (2601m).
7)- Basic Itinerary n° 3: from Betsoloz (1895m) towards Courthoud du Meitin, Damon, through dirt road, to Chavacour Hospice (2058m), Crot de Loup (2159m) Alps; from these to Tsan Bivouac, with path, Lake and Cabane (2489m, 2441m, 2479m; E/F+; 2h '45/3h '00), below Pointe de Chavacour (3191m)/Pointe Cian or Tsan (3322m).
8)- Basic Itinerary n° 4: from Valtournanche-Montaz Dessous (1467m; parking) through Municipal Road to Valmartin Village (1510m); from this with path towards Promoron (1812m), Falegnon (1914m) Pastures to Cignana or Tsignanaz Lake, Barmasse Shelter (neighbor Chapel), with Haute Route number 1 (2149m, 2175m, 2186m; E/F; 3h '15/3h '45).
Eastern Side (from Motta de Pleté/Gran Sometta to Portola Hill)
9)- Exceptional Route n° 3: from Valtournanche with Main Road to alternative 1909 metres after Vervoyes Vilage (1845m) and, through dirt farms road, towards Promindoz de Meitin and Damon (1932m, 2026m), Mandaz, Mandaz Dèsott and Damon (2113m, 2315m)), Molar (2315m), Cleyva Groussa (2253m), Illiaz Perron (2249m), Gran Plan (2510m) Pastures and Alps; from this to cross 2599 metres and with path in Northwest, crossing Cleyva Groussa Torrent, to Motte de Pleté Western Summit (2840m), through Southeast easy Slope. Easily traverse on watershed to Central (2870m), Eastern (3018m) Summits to Gran Sometta, through West Crest (3166m; D; 3h '00/3h '30 from Grand Plan; 6h '00/7h '00 from alternative), between Northeast (2985m)/Southwest (2894m) Hills of Cime Bianche.
10)- Exceptional Route n° 4: from Valtournanche-Crétaz (1515m; parking) with Haute Route number 1 towards unnamed pasture 1537 metres, Promindoz (1845m), Cheneil Village (2104m; parking. Hotel Panorama Bich 2097m. * Also through Municipal Road from Valtournanche-Evette (1578m) to Cheneil). From parking under the Village, through path in Northeast, towards Lezard (2131m), Aran (2325m), fork neighbor Ledzan Damon (2688m) Pastures and Alps to Becca d'Aran, through grassy Northeast Slope with small path and traces in final part (2953m; M-; 3h '30/4h '15 from Cheneil Village; 6h '00/6h '30 from Crétaz Fraction), between Dents d'Aran (3074m, 3068m)/Mont de Molar (2502m).
11)- Minimum Route n° 2: from Antey Saint André (1075m) towards Petit Antey, Chaillein (1387m), Lod (1474m) Villages, nearby Lod Lake 1459m; short dirt road), Noussan (1509m), with Regional Road, to Brengon Fraction (1643m) just before La Magdeleine Commune (+; 1666; parking 1618m). Continue in North-nortwest towards Vieux (1689m), Artaz (+; 1747m) Hamlets. From this, through dirt road, to Laye (1855m), Croux (1928-1917m) Villages and, always on dirt, towards Rigollet (1923m), Borget (1938m; pond Grande Puine), Pilaz (1961m) Villages to Pilaz Hill (1962m). Descent to cross 1954 metres, Saverou Alp (1907m), fork 1779 metres, Plan Bringay Pasture (1825m), Chamois Commune (+; 1804m; T/F; 1h'20/1h '30; round trip traverse 3h '00/3h 30), below Mont Tantané (2734m).
12- Basic Itinerary n° 5: from Antey Saint André-Petit Antey (1092m) with Municipal Road towards Chaillein, Noussan (1509-1474m) Villages, alternative 1307 metres, neighbor Dalai Lama Camping (1499m) to Promiod important Hamlet (+; 1505m). From this, through dirt road in Northeast, towards Boettes (1722m) Pasture, Supplin (1914m), Brovié (1908m), Renard (2046m) Alpages, forks 2118, 2165, 2252 and 2354 metres to Portola Hill through Western slopes (2414m; E/F; 3h '45/4h '15), between Mont Tantané/Mont Zerbion (2720m) on watershed Valtournanche/Ayas Valleys.
by Maria Grazia Schiapparelli