Based in Aviemore, The Cairngorms, Highlands of Scotland.
Gary Hodgson runs Tarmachan Mountaineering, providing instruction and guided walking all year round. This is my regularly updated blog including the latest snow conditions in winter.
Thursday, 7 September 2017
HAUTE ROUTE, DAY 3 CABANE MONTFORT
The walk up to the Cabane du Montfort
The Val de Bagnes & Verbier
Early morning above Osieres
Nearing Cabane Montfort
An easy day on the Haute Route today. From Champex it's a 900m downhill stroll to Sambrancher in the Val de Bagnes followed by an even easier walk along to Le Chable for lunch. We are then whisked ( the easy option) by cablecar back up to over 2200m at Les Ruinettes where we walk the final stretch to the Cabane du Montfort. This cosy refuge has fine panoramic views of the Grand Combin massive and the Mont Blanc massive. Nice sunny weather most of the day with any morning cloud soon burning off.