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(Tour du Mont Blanc) Climbing to Grand Col Ferret (Tour du Mont Blanc) A chamois on a rock (Tour du Mont Blanc) In descent to La Fouly (Tour du Mont Blanc) Swiss Val Ferret (Tour du Mont Blanc) Chamonix from the South

Photos from trips: Tour du Mont Blanc, July-August 2009

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Jeannette Gysling and Peter Heath from Switzerland joined us for the Tour du Mont Blanc. This period at the end of July and start of August proved a good one for weather. It also proved good for spotting marmots, ibex and a viper!



Jeannette and Peter at Grand Col Ferret, the TMB's Swiss-Italian border.



Crossing the Bionnassay glacier's huge outflow on the way to Les Contamines.



The high plain at Chalets de Miage.



Waterfalls in gorges, Val Montjoie.



A helicopter lands near Ref Bonhomme.



Cotton Sedge.



Success! At Fenetre d'Arpette, one of the Tour's roughest and highest climbs.



A section of ladders eases the way up to Tete aux Vents and Lac Blanc. This stretch can be bypassed by an alternative route.



Classic silhouetes at Lac Blanc.



Mont blanc behind; the circuit is almost complete.

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