Tour dates: 23 Aug to 31 Aug 2005.
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Starts with a stroll beside the bisse
but gets more rugged
This was in progress during our stay
The winner does it in under 24hr
These ones are struggling
By now I knew of the troubles with la Flegere being closed.
Poor Gordon Turnbull got dragged off a day early to go through the Mont Blanc Tunnel.
The people of Chamonix were heartily clapping the finishers.
More than 48hrs on the route!
Summit of Mont Blanc
I was pleased to see some Ibex on the path to Lac Blanc.
So I took this photo....
....Five minutes later I took this photo of the same Ibex!
We had clear weather around dinner time.
It produced several good photos.
General start direction is SW.
This is the Col de la Gliere.
...and another one at it!
Lac Blanc to le Tour
partly by ladder
Orangina at £2 per can.
Col de la Balme
Curious roofs on shepherd's sheds.
TMB 2006 tour