Tour de Mont Blanc Day 9

Day 9 Ferret to Refugio Bonatti

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Above Ferret, looking towards Lacs de Fenetre.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Being larger than a marmot has its advantages.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

The path to the Grand Col de Ferret.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

A short detour from the main TMB gives you this view back down the Swiss Val Ferret.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

From the Grand Col de Ferret – stunning views of the Italian Val Ferret.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Grazing sheep with the Pre de Bard glacier in the background.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

The view down the valley.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

An easy walk down with spectacular views.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Refugio Elena in the valley with the Pre de Bard glacier.

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Almost possible to see Col de la Seigne.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Pre de Bard glacier.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

The track down the valley from Refugio Elena.

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A little further down the valley.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Looking back up the valley, the Grand Col de Ferret is visible on the right.

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The glacial river running through the valley. Col de la Seigne in the distance.

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Path leading up to Refugio Bonatti. Col de la Seigne in the distance.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Refugio Bonatti just visible on the left. Col de la Seigne visible in the distance.

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The normal TMB route to and from Refugio Bonatti.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Derelict buildings just before Refugio Bonatti.

Tour de Mont Blanc - Day 9

Refugio Bonatti – opened in 1998.

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Day 10 Refugio Bonatti to Courmayeur