Monthly Archives: October 2019

TMB Day 12, Chamonix to Les Houches

July 30, 2019 We slept in this morning, which was such a nice change. Our big duffle bag wasn’t being picked up, so there was no need for us to get it downstairs before 8 am. Luxury! On our way … Continue reading

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TMB Day 11, Tré-le-Champ to Planpraz

July 29, 2019 We were up at 6:45 am to pack up the big duffle bag for the last time. We had a fairly short walk planned for today so we didn’t need a super-early start. The rain had stopped, … Continue reading

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TMB Day 10, Col de la Forclaz to Tré-le-Champ

July 28, 2019 We were up at 6:30 am to get the bag packed and downstairs. But unfortunately the weather gods were against us—the clouds were very low and it was raining lightly. And the prediction was for rain all … Continue reading

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TMB Day 9, Champex to Col de la Forclaz

July 27, 2019 Today we felt like walking again, provided it didn’t pour with rain. But when we got up at 6:30 am the weather was luckily quite good, so we didn’t need to use Plan B, which was actually … Continue reading

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TMB Day 8, La Fouly to Champex

July 26, 2019 The thunder from last night had gone away and it was a fine morning. Although we thought we were up early, we were among the last to have breakfast. And the more we thought about it, after … Continue reading

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TMB Day 7, Rifugio Bonatti to La Fouly

July 25, 2019 After a good night’s sleep we got up at 7 am, packed up a bit, and then went up to breakfast. We were almost the last ones there but there was still a lot of food. It … Continue reading

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TMB Day 6, Courmayeur to Rifugio Bonatti

July 24, 2019 The Hotel Bouton d’Or had an excellent breakfast and we made the most of it. They had eggs, meats, fruit compote, yogurt, sweet breads, cherry tomatoes—you name it, they had it. This gave us a good start … Continue reading

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