Chamonix 2009 Day 2

Sunday 16 August
An outing from a book of easy walks, up the Aiguille du Belvedere, proved to be a bit more difficult than we bargained for involving some fairly serious scrambling and even roped climbing. So we turned back from it, being satisfied with the beautiful view from the Lac Blanc

a minor scramble round the edge of Lac Blanc
and a ride in the chair lift up to the Index de la Gliere to suss out the start and the descent of the climb.

The Index de la Gliere
The cool wind coming up the valley gave a chance to test a 99p plastic cape, very lightweight, very stylish

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