Tour de Mont Blanc Day 5

Day 5 Les Houches to Tré le Champ

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

A close-up of the peak of Mont Blanc.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

Part of the precarious path from Plan Praz to La Flegere.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

The path crosses large scree slopes on which you are recommended not to stop.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

Through bilberry bushes the path climbs to Tete aux Vents.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

Look out for ibex in this area.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

From near Tete aux Vents, looking across to the Col de Balme.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

The alternative route via Col de Montets starts as a gradual descent.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

The alternative route via Col de Montets (avoiding the ladders) is still very steep.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 5

The Auberge la Boerne in Tre-Le-Champ.

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