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Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Day 6: Refugio Bonatti to La Fouly

View to the south in the Italian Val Ferret, showing Refugio Bonatti and Mt Blanc.
Kirsten, below, on the climb up to the Grand Col Ferret.

The dog above lives with the sheep and protects them at the Col Ferret, on the border of Italy and Switzerland - at least in the summer when the sheep graze in the high fields.
Below, on the way down toward Switzerland and the valley town of La Fouly.
The view from the lodging at La Fouly.
Stage 6 went from Italy into Swizerland, with a distance of 20 km; 900 m ascent and 1400 m descent.