Very hard hikes (more than 1500 m of elevation gain, 3 to 4 hours of walking, 10 to 20 km round-trip) in Haute-Savoie, Switzerland and Italy.
23 September 2016 | by Pierre-Alexandre
La Jonction (The Junction) is one of the classics of the Mont Blanc Massif and the Chamonix Valley. Joining the Bossons and Taconnaz Glaciers, La Jonction offers a staggering view of the Aiguille du Midi, the Dôme du Gôuter as well as the Aiguilles Rouges
28 July 2007 | by Pierre-Alexandre
During a stay in Haute-Savoie, an excursion to the Balcon Nord is undoubtedly the one that will leave the most unforgettable memories.
The outing takes places in a magical setting in the heart of the Mont Blanc Massif, and goes from the Mer de Glace to
2 August 2006 | by Pierre-Alexandre
Let's go to Italy in the Val Veny to do an outing that will stay in your mind forever: the Petit Mont Blanc Bivouac (or Rifugio Rainetto).
The starting altitude (1,670 m) and the finish at 3,047 m at the Petit Mont Blanc Bivouac set the scene.
If the hike starts on a good paved road to the Lac de Combal, it is
20 August 2005 | by Pierre-Alexandre
I propose here two itineraries in one: Pointe Percée and the Col des Verts.
The ascent of Pointe Percée is definitely not made for families.
The last third of the route after the ascent of a fairly steep scree requires the use of the hands to rise in faults and chimneys on slippery rocks
7 August 2005 | by Pierre-Alexandre
The ascent of Mont Buet can be seen as the culmination of a hiking season of varying levels of difficulty, as the objective is very high, the elevation gain very important, and the route very long.
Several technical difficulties are encountered: a trail with cairns only after the refuge, a passage of large