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Bossons Glacier and Chamonix
June 3rd 2012
3rd June 2012 Sunday.
Drove nearly up to the Mont Blanc tunnel entrance and parked. There is a memorial dedicated to the 39 people killed in the tunnel fire in 1999 –it is well tended.
We were 4000ft above sea level and we then walked and climbed a further 500 feet through the forest to view the Bossons Glacier- well worth it too. Some low cloud but also some good vistas- wild f ... read more
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