Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Day 9 of GR5 Hke: Servoz to Col Anterne

We left the valley of the Arve and Chamonix, hiking from Servoz at 816 m.
The Chalets de Pormenaz below are at 1925 meters looking northeast to Mt Blanc massif.

Looking the other direction toward Lake de Pormenaz you can see a little white speck that is the refuge under Col d'Anterne.

The refuge is at 2000 meters and has a wonderful view back toward Mt Blanc.

We left the Mt Blanc area two days before a massive avalanche killed 11 people at high altitudes who were climbing the mountain:

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