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TMB Day 10

Day 10 Trient to Chamonix via the Col de Balme

Day 10 - Trient to Chamonix via the Col de Balme

We met members of ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLUB many times along the route. Shelley and Jack Finnigan on the right were the group leaders

We met members of ADIRONDACK MOUNTAIN CLUB many times along the route. Shelley and Jack Finnigan on the right were the group leaders

Trient church

Trient church

Leaving Trient towards the start of the ascent to Col de Balme

Leaving Trient towards the start of the ascent to Col de Balme

Every breath is a little cloud

Every breath is a little cloud

Looking back at Trient as we left Switzerland and approached France again

Looking back at Trient as we left Switzerland and approached France again

Close to the Col de Balme it became even colder

Close to the Col de Balme it became even colder

Too cold to linger !

Too cold to linger !

Beautiful panoramic views of Mont Blanc on the left, the Chamonix Valley and the Aigulles Rouges on the right

Beautiful panoramic views of Mont Blanc on the left, the Chamonix Valley and the Aigulles Rouges on the right

So we dropped down into the warmth of the valley and ended the day along the banks of the River Arve all the way to Chamonix.

TMB 2008 complete

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22/10/2008 - Posted by | TMB, TMB2008

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