0.00 km – At the start of the trail, you will see a path next to the bridge that runs parallel to the river. Continue STRAIGHT ON, following this path upstream. Ignore any smaller paths that you will see and follow this path for approximately 700 meters until you get to a signpost.
0.70 km – TURN LEFT at the signpost, following signs for the Rifugio Bonatti.
0.80 km – BEAR RIGHT, continuing up the mountain for approximately 400 meters, until you come to a small rock with several signposts on it.
1.20 km – Follow the path up the hill to visit the Rifugio, which you will see up ahead of you (only 5 minutes walking). The views from the Rifugio Bonatti are indeed spectacular and this is a great place to have a quick break and have a coffee or snack. To continue your walk, TURN RIGHT, following signs for the Rifugio Bertone.
1.80 km – You will pass a couple of houses. There are several paths here, we recommend that you continue STRAIGHT ON, following the upper path.
2.70 km – The path splits, with one higher and one lower. BEAR RIGHT, following the lower path, which leads down to some houses and the river. You will shortly cross a bridge over the river.
3.80 km – Be careful when crossing this stream, the path descends slightly and there are many slippery and wet rocks.
4.20 km – You will get to a small stone building called Leche, currently used as stables. TURN LEFT, and keep following the TMB Path.
4.60 km – You will get to a signposted marker. Continue STRAIGHT ON to Rifugio Bertone.
5.80 km – There is a lower and a higher path here, you can take either. The higher path is probably slightly easier.
6.50 km – Continue STRAIGHT ON, following the TMB path, ignoring a path that descends down to Mayencet.
8.70 km – You will approach several signposts when you get to a nice viewpoint. BEAR LEFT down the mountain, following signs for Courmayeur. This path (TMB path) will lead you all the way down the mountain, through to Rifugio Bertoni and back to Courmayeur. There are several nice lookout points on your way down, so make sure to have you camera at the ready!
10.60 km – After about 1.90 km, you will come to a fork in the road, BEAR RIGHT, staying on the TMB path, following the yellow arrow.
10.90 km – When you come down onto a dirt road, TURN RIGHT, following signs for Courmayeur.
10.90 km – After about 50 m, you will see a small walking path on your left. BEAR LEFT on this path, staying on it as you approach the river.
11.20 km – You will come across the dirt road again. TURN LEFT, and descend towards the river. You will soon cross a bridge.
11.60 km – After the bridge BEAR RIGHT on the main road as it runs parallel to the river. Ignore a smaller walking path on your right on the carpark and continue on this road for approximately 1.2 km. You will pass through several houses and Villair Desot, a suburb of Courmayeur. Keep on this road until you come to a large fork in the road, with a sign pointing to your left for Courmayeur.
12.30 km – BEAR LEFT, following signs for Courmayeur. Stay on this road and you will approach the main church as the road turns into a pedestrian area.
12.60 km - At the church, TURN RIGHT and then TURN LEFT immediately afterwards, walking past the church through the square.
12.90 km – TURN RIGHT at your first opportunity, descending some stairs onto the Vicolo Della Chiesa.
13.50 km – When you come down to another road, continue STRAIGHT ON and you will reach the Uffice de Turismo and the bus station.
13.60 km – Congratulations – you’re walk is now officially finished! Enjoy the rest of your day!