MAY 27, MODIFIED PROGRAM DUE TO SNOW AT HIGH ALTITUDE. Pian della Mussa-Pian della Ciamarella; meeting at 9 a.m. Pian della Mussa parking lot; about 450 m elevation gain, difficulty E.

MAY 28, MODIFIED PROGRAM DUE TO THE PRESENCE OF SNOW AT HIGH ALTITUDE. Hike to Lake Vasuero; meeting at 9 a.m. Chialambertetto bridge; about 800 m elevation gain, difficulty E

JUNE 10, HIKE IN VALSAVARENCHE, IN THE HEART OF GRAN PARADISO NATIONAL PARK. Starting in Dégioz, we cross the Savara stream and arrive at the village of Vers le Bois. From here the historic royal mule track departs for the former royal hunting lodge of Orvieille. The precious centuries-old coniferous forest to be crossed and the pasture basin around the former royal house present remarkable naturalistic insights. But it is the mule track and the royal house that provide the highlight of the first part of this history-rich trail.

Packed lunch in the beautiful and scenic basin of Orvieille from which we overlook the entire central chain of the Gran Paradiso massif. The scent of the first precious blooms of alpine meadows, the presence of marmots and ungulates bring the grandiose naturalistic setting back into the foreground. For the descent, from the hunting lodge continue in a loop on the nature trail to Eau Rousse. Meet at 9 a.m. Parking lot Town Hall Square Degioz. Elevation gain about 600 m. Difficulty level E (hiking).

JUNE 11 HIKE IN VALSAVARENCHE, IN THE HEART OF GRAN PARADISO NATIONAL PARK. Departure from Eaux Rousses. After crossing the Savara stream and the pastures at the bottom of the valley, along the former royal hunting road, we ascend into a mature forest of larch and spruce trees, Possible to observe signs of the presence of typical local inhabitants, from squirrels to black woodpeckers. Having met the trail that climbs from Tignet, continue until you spot the Levionaz Dessous alpine pasture. This is the most important in the valley, in the vicinity of which are a hut reserved for researchers studying ibex in the park and the park ranger's hut. The route continues along the large Levionaz plateau, leaving the Levionaz du Milieu pasture on the left to finally arrive at the last pasture of Levionaz Dessus.

The area is of high naturalistic interest and is almost unique within the entire park for its enormous wealth of wildlife, both in terms of the variety of species present and the number of specimens. Return downhill to Tignet (a small Valdostan village famous for its precious and well-kept typical alpine architecture ); wishing to continue further in a loop, crossing the Savara stream again, we gently ascend to the Eaux Rousses parking lot reaching the cars left in the morning. Meet at 9 a.m. parking lot on the main road in hamlet Eaux Rousse; elevation gain about 700 meters, difficulty E (hiking)

JUNE 17, IN COOPERATION WITH MONVISO PARK. Pian del Re-Buco di Viso; hike to the first tunnel in history, built in 1479, three years before the 'discovery' of America by Christopher Columbus; a hike for trained walkers, in a rugged and extremely fascinating scenery, in the area dominated by the massif and profile of Monviso, which does not present any particular technical difficulties; meet at 9 a.m. at the Pian del Re parking lot (fee required); elevation gain about 900 m, difficulty E

JUNE 18, IN COOPERATION WITH MONVISO PARK. Tour of the Lakes of Monviso; easy hike entirely in the presence of the King of Stone, Monviso, formerly Mount Vesulus; we will have a chance to admire the variety of colors, from dark blue to turquoise, of Lake Superior, Lake Lausetto, Lake Chiaretto and Lake Fiorenza: a day not to be missed if you like alpine lakes; elevation gain about 400 m, difficulty T/E; meet at 9 a.m. at the Pian del Re parking lot (fee); elevation gain about 900 m, difficulty E

JULY 22. Day immersed in the colors and shapes of the flower trail, an extraordinary spectacle with departure from Valcavera Pass in Stura Valley (about 300 m elevation gain, difficulty T/E)

JULY 23. Day of literally sensational views in the Stura valley, from the Valcavera pass to the Colle d'Ancoccia and the Colle Margherina with passage through the Maira valley on the Gardetta plateau (about 200 m elevation gain, difficulty T/E)

JULY 29-30. Pagarì Refuge, Saturday outward and Sunday return (overnight stay at the refuge), Gesso Valley-Maritime Alps Park (about 1400 m elevation gain,difficulty E)