Hiking

Tour d'Ambin

da Exilles a Bardonecchia (57,10 km)
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Highlights and tour details

The Tour d'Ambin is for users of high altitude hiking and mountaineering routes. The key points of historical and cultural interest are the "Perthus of Colombano Romean" tunnel in Grange Pertus of the Municipality of Exilles and the Pramand Tunnel, of military origin, which currently constitutes an obligatory passageway at the height of the Saracen Grottos, in the Municipality of Oulx (awaiting reopening after works). The cross-border itinerary winds between mountain passes and peaks of the Ambin Massif, site closely linked to the birth of Mountaineering

Stages
Support points

Vaccarone Refuge - Clapier Bivouac - Levi-Molinari Refuge Sigot Bivouac - Vallonetto Bivouac - Stage stop-over San Colombano

Access

By car: from San Colombano: SS24 up to Exilles, then follow SP up to San Colombano; from Piccolo Moncenisio: SS25 to Colle del Moncenisio, then follow for Refuge du Petit Mont Cenis and follow on foot towards Col CLapier; from Grange della Valle: SS24 up to Salbertrand, then follow SP up to Grange della Valle 7 Refuge Levi-Molinari (5 min walk); from Oulx: SS 24 or A32 exit Oulx Ovest

Other information

Source: Unione Montana Alta Valle Susa
Itinerary code: TAM
Phone coverage: moderate with gaps, activate international roaming
Recommended period: June - September
Access by public transport: Yes
Disabled facilities: No
Classification: Provincial with high mountain development
Provinces crossed: Torino

Notes on public transport
Metropolitan Railway Service Line 3 Oulx station
Other disabled facilities
Path for the visually impaired set up near Rifugio Levi-Molinari
Departure, arrival and municipalities crossed
Departure
San Colombano
10050 Exilles (TO)
Torino
see on map
Arrival
Rochemolles
10052 Bardonecchia (TO)
Torino
see on map
Please note that the routes may include some sections where there is traffic.
The information contained in the pathways is not binding on the authors and verifiers of the pathways.