Mont Blanc Diary

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The Journey

Fri July 05
Sat July 06

Mer de Glace

Sun July 07

Albert 1er

Mon July 08

Aig du Tour

Tue July 09

Cosmiques

Wed July 10

Mont Blanc

Thu July 11

The End

Fri July 12

Gallery

Maps

Sunday - The Mer de Glace

 

Mer de Glace

The Mer de Glace from the top of the Montenvers railway

Lunch on the Mer de Glace

Lunch on the Mer de Glace

 
Aiguille Verte and Les Drus

Aiguille Verte and Les Drus from the Mer de Glace

Al Climbing

Al Climbing

 
Al Climbing

Al Climbing

Al Climbing

Al Climbing

 
Jon Climbing

Jon Climbing

Jon Climbing

Jon Climbing

 
The Goûter Ridge from Les Praz

The Goûter Ridge from Les Praz

Aiguille Verte from Les Praz

Aiguille Verte from Les Praz

 

Monday - The Albert 1er Refuge

 

The traverse to the Glacier du Tour

Jonny and Lisa on the traverse round to the Glacier du Tour

The traverse to the Glacier du Tour

Jonny and Lisa on the traverse round to the Glacier du Tour

 
The Glacier du Tour

The Glacier du Tour from the Albert 1er refuge

Al relaxing

Al relaxing on the way back to the Albert 1er refuge

 
Al and the Albert 1er Refuge

Al sitting outside the Albert 1er refuge

Jon and the Albert 1er Refuge

Jon sitting outside the Albert 1er refuge

 

Tuesday - Aiguille du Tour

 

Al on the way up Aiguille du Tour

Al pausing on the col as the sun rises

 

Wednesday - Cosmiques

 

Mont Blanc Du Tacul

Mont Blanc Du Tacul from the Aiguille du Midi

The view from Cosmiques

The view south-west from the Refuge des Cosmiques

 

Thursday - Mont Blanc

 

Mont Blanc du Tacul and Mont Maudit

Mont Blanc du Tacul, Mont Maudit and Mont Blanc

Mont Maudit

The route up to Col du Mont Maudit

 
The Rope Party

Al's view of the rope party heading across Mont Blanc du Tacul

Jon and Al on the summit

Jonny and Al on the summit of Mont Blanc (4808m)

 
Al and Mont Blanc du Tacul

Al and Mont Blanc du Tacul

Jon in front of Mont Maudit

Jon in front of Mont Maudit

 

Friday - The Journey Home

 

The View From Below

The previous day's route

Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc