Monthly Archives: September 2012

Grand Balcon Sud

Sunday was another lovely sunny day. It was also the last day of opening for the Brevent and Flegere lifts, and at a more minor level the last day of opening for the Tourist Office in Servoz. This combination brought … Continue reading

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L’Index to Planpraz via two high Cols

  Saturday had a good forecast and I planned to repeat a walk to Lacs Noir above Flegere and return by a new path for me down to Planpraz. I caught the train/bus to Flegere, arriving around 10 to find, … Continue reading

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Bellevue stroll

Wednesday night was clear and cold; a frost on the car Thursday morning. But the day was clear and sunny and soon warmed up significantly. We had chores, so had just a morning walk from the top of the Bellevue … Continue reading

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Montenver, Mer de Glace and Les Rochers des Mottets

The weather turned on Wednesday and we had almost 24 hours of rain and snow down to below 2000m. It was a time for us to shop and visit a launderette but, shock horror, as we turned into our favourite … Continue reading

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Walking around Vallorcine

A good weather forecast, so we decided to take a tour from Vallorcine/Buet staying overnight at Refuge Loriaz. We had never walked in that area before and it offered great views of ski areas and the Mont Blanc range from … Continue reading

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Walking in Chamonix valley

It was a long drive down from Calais to Servoz, at the mouth of the Chamonix valley, but, as usual, it took us just under 9 hours, all on the autoroutes. There was very little traffic and we arrived on … Continue reading

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