Monday, July 9, 2012

Day 4 of GR5 Hike; Tigne to Refuge Rosuel

 The town of Tigne, above, is a ski development project tied to a large dam.
There are many small clusters of condominiums and ski facilities, all fed by electricity from the dammed river project.
 Ivan, above, is a young American man hiking the GR5 and camping.
Near the Col du Palet, below is at 2652 meters.

 The valley below Col du Bresson also has ski resorts of Peisey-Nancroix and Villandry.
There are many glacial features in the valley, see chapter above.
17 km; 552 m ascent and 1100 m descent.

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