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June 8th 2019
Published: June 8th 2019
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le Breventle Breventle Brevent

Provides a wonderful view of the Chamonix Valley
A beautiful last day in Chamonix and we were lucky in that our last day here was the opening day for the Brevent lift system summer season.

It is a two-stage system that on a clear day provides great views of the whole region and of Mont Blanc - and today was a crystal clear day. Saw lots of hang gliders and watched them taking off. Got some video action that we can share if anyone is interested (the blog doesn't support video).

This adventure is just about wrapped up. Take a bus to Geneva tomorrow morning. Our first time, albeit brief, in Switzerland and then fly to Amsterdam in the afternoon. Monday morning head back to SFO. Take off at noon and land at 2:00 pm - only a 2 hr flight if you forget the 9 hr time difference.

Looking forward to seeing everyone soon.
Au revoir!


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Steep climbSteep climb
Steep climb

There were quite a few people heading up on foot!
Le Brevent from belowLe Brevent from below
Le Brevent from below

Our destination is that building oa the peak of the ridge.
More hang glidersMore hang gliders
More hang gliders

Now you can see them from above!


9th June 2019

WoW
3 weeks really flew by from our perspective ! Looks like you had an amazing time! Safe travels home.

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