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Skiing the Vallée Blanche

This is a lengthy post – with skiers particularly in mind – of a descent of the Combe de la Vierge Italian variant of the Vallée Blanche – but the images should still appeal to anyone interested in mountain photography. … Continue reading

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Montagne de la Côte – in the steps of Balmat and Paccard

Today’s Post follows the route taken by Jacques Balmat and Dr Michel Gabriel Paccard on the first day of their two-day first ascent of Mont Blanc on 7-8 August 1786. The route starts from the commune of Les Bossons about … Continue reading

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