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day 1 - start of Tour du Mont Blanc  
   

day 1 - start of Tour du Mont Blanc

With our trusty French guide Nicole (who has hiked the Mont Blanc trails for 20 years!) from Chamonix (1030m) to Le Tour (1459m) - 429m ascent
Tour du Mont Blanc

June 15th 2013
The circumnavigation of Mont Blanc has been on my trekking wishlist for a long time, so it was great to finally tick the box with a guided Utracks 10-day trip. There was still so much snow and ice that we attempted the trek in a clockwise direction, instead of the usual counter-clockwise way, in the hope that the snow would melt enough to give us a chance of crossing the high passes. As it was, we ... read more
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Tot: 3.467s; Tpl: 0.025s; cc: 32; qc: 147; dbt: 0.0777s; 3; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 2; ; mem: 1.6mb