A hike around Chamonix


When we got to France, we took a train direct to the Mont Blanc resort for hiking. In the wonderful town Chamonix, we stopped to plan the route. We ordered rooms in advance along the way (calculating the distances between the huts). The weather was great all along. Everywhere alp flowers were blooming in masses. It was definitely one of the best places during our Europe trip.

Together before the start

After climbing to the entrance of the resort, we asked for companion traveller to take our picture before. Also the starting point of this trek is beautiful

Together before the start

These are the first steps in the Mont Blanc resort. We just left Chamonix, and we are excited before an amazing trek around. We reserved beds in the huts along the path in advance.
These huts are scattered all around the resort, but in this time of the year (Summer vacation) the huts are crowded and it is important to book at least one week in advance.

Starting the trek

Starting the trek

Mont Blanc contrast

During climbing up, as well as walking around, the colors are strong and extreme. The Mont Blanc in the background escorts us almost all along the trek.

Mont Blanc contrast

A little break between the mountains, next to a fascinating lake. We have a short meal there. The water is cold also during this time of the year.

By the lake

By the lake

From the bridge

Sometimes there are bridges which ought to be crossed. Their height from the ground is impressing. We take a picture of our shadow below.

From the bridge

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Kathi climbs up with full speed

Kathi climbs up with full speed

Sitting for a rest

After putting our bags in the first hut, we go to explore a path across the alp meadows, just to check how it looks there. We have a nice happy picnic there, experiencing the nature in a new way.

Sitting for a rest

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To the pass

To the pass

Kathi is on the pass

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Kathi is on the pass

Kathi`s birthday is the last day of the trek. We have to climb down in a very steep canyon. More than 500 meters deep. It is terrible hot and far in the valley we hear the loud noise of a river. Unfortunately, the path doesn't reach the river. On the long way back to Chamonix we quench our thirst with a bottle of water we purchase (with many difficulties, because it is a holiday). Eventually we make it to the birthday celebration with a cheese Fondue.

Kathi goes down

Kathi goes down

Around the room in Chamonix

Our room is in the higher side of Chamonix, in its northern parts. Shahar is walking around the room with the webcam and takes some pictures. This picture is towards the center.

Around the room in Chamonix

Taking a picture down the road. These are the leftovers of a nice sunny day, like all the days during the stay in Chamonix and around.

A short walk in Chamonix

A short walk in Chamonix

Shahar checks weather

Looking outside to see how beautiful the weather is. The landscape around is amazing.

Shahar checks weather

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