Tour du Mont Blanc
TMB 2005

Tour dates: 01 Sept to 15 Sept 2005.
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Day 2

From Col de la Forclas to Champex via the Route Bovine.
 
 


Day 3 View from La Fouly

From Champex to La Fouly.
 
 

Hotel Edelweiss

Hotel Edelweiss at La Fouly.

Night view of Edelweiss

Hotel Edelweiss at sunset.


Day 4 La Peule

Over the Col Grand Ferret to Rifugio Elena.
 
A stop on the way at la Peule
 
 

Helicopter

A helicopter buzzes past us on our way to Col Grand Ferret.


Day 5 Ascent from Val Ferret

Rifugio Elena to Rifugio Bertone.
 
 

Another view along the same path.

Path to Bertone

High-level path to Rifugio Bertone.


Day 6

Rifugio Bertone to Rifugio Elisabetta Soldini.
 
A day marred by a bad fall, with the victim taken to hospital.


Day 7 Les Chapieux

Rifugio Elisabetta to Refuge du Col de Croix de Bonhomme.
 
Started in cloud, but the day improved.

Shopping

Chris buys his lunch.

After dinner.


Day 8

Bonhomme

A "rest" day. Very strong winds.
 
The majority of the group went up the ridge on the right of the photo.

Some just stayed at home and ate lunch.

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