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


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.


Chris buys his lunch.

After dinner.

Day 8


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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