Tour de Mont Blanc Day 6

Day 6 Tré le Champ to Col del la Forclaz

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It’s a steady climb up from Tre-Le-Champ but the views make it worth it – once you’re out of the trees

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And it helps if you have great sunshine.

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The stunning Aiguille du Chardonnet.

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The path climbs ever higher though never at a very steep gradient.

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Looking back down the path with a great view of Mont Blanc in the distance.

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It is possible to take a chairlift up the valley but then you wouldn’t get these views.

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Mont Blanc again.

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Feasting on dew-covered bilberries on this plateau with this view. Does life get any better?

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A closeup of Mont Blanc.

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The Aiguille du Chardonnet and Mont Blanc in one shot.

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Looking back at the zig-zag descent from yesterday. Gosh it is steep.

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Yesterday’s trail and Mont Blanc

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It’s just possible to see one of the villages in the valley – but who wants to?

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A small pool, lots of bilberries and the Aiguille du Chardonnet with Mont Blanc in the distance.

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Perhaps the best views of the whole TMB?

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Zooming in on Mont Blanc.

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Even the clouds were spectacular!

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Mont Blanc again.

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A higher plain with the same spectacular views.

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In the foreground, small succulents on the rocks. In the distance, Chamonix and Mont Blanc.

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I hope you’re not getting bored of this view.

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Near the top of the Aguille des Posettes.

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From near the top of the Aguille des Posettes, looking towards the Col de Balme.

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You can ring my bell.

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The path towards Trient from the Col de Balme. The Cold de Forclaz can be seen just above the ‘o’ in Copyright

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The muddy (and steep) path between Le Peuty and the Col de Forclaz.

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Another representative from the Swiss Tourist Board. Very photogenic.

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What a belle!

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The hotel du Col de la Forclaz – popular with cyclists as well.

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