Category Archive: Tour De Vanoise 2013

Glacier des Bossons

Chamonix July 9, 2013 For our last day in Chamonix we had a grand plan to hike to Chalet Les Glaciers at 2440m via Chalet La Para. We started our hike a little… Continue reading

Grand Balcon du Sud

Chamonix July 8, 2013After a stop at Boulangerie Saint Herbert to buy a baguette for lunch we headed off to walk the UTMB KV (a trail race that follows a path which rises… Continue reading

Chamonix Mont Blanc

Chamonix July 6-7, 2013 We had an eleven hour marathon trip to travel what is not a long way, as the crow flies, but we had to get around some very big mountains… Continue reading

Refuge du Roc de la Peche

Pralognan Friday July 5, 2013 The sound of birds chirping woke me this morning. Clear blue sky with the sunrise illuminating the distant  views of snow cover peaks were visible through the bedroom… Continue reading

La Montagne

Pralognan Thursday July 4, 2013 The weather in the mountains is certainly unpredictable. The morning was pouring rain and a cool 11 degrees and not very pleasant to outside.  But by 10am the sun… Continue reading

Mont Bochor

Pralognan Wednesday July 3, 2013We are staying in the oldest part of town known as Le Barioz which has mainly traditional style farmhouses. The small chapel in the square near our apartment was… Continue reading

Petit Mont Blanc

Pralognan Tuesday July 2, 2013 Today we walked a more gently undulating trail along a river valley towards Petit Mont Blanc.  Another blue sky morning, we passed through open meadows of alpine flowers,… Continue reading

Col de Vanois

Pralognan Monday July 1, 2013We took advantage of glorious sunny skies on Monday to hike the trail to the Col de Vanoise at 2,515m elevation. Once we got up above the treeline at… Continue reading

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