In July of 2014, I toured, explored and photographed the Alps and after spending a few days in Chamonix, France, I began hiking the famous Tour du Mont Blanc trail, a total of 110+ miles. The tour circles the Alps' highest peak; Mont Blanc. Continuing from the last blog posting, I crossed the French - Italian border on a stormy mountain pass the day before.
The trail branched off to the higher mountain side which I climbed with my heavy pack. The trail continued along the cliff which overlooked the valley and the south side of the Mont Blanc range with several hanging glaciers. Unfortunately, the weather wasn't cooperating again... The clouds got darker, and it could rain at any moment... it wasn't desirable lighting for photography either. I was frustrated by the lack of photo opportunities since the start of this hike.
The rain started falling again and got heavier as I was hiking down to the town of Courmayeur. I climbed down steep muddy long switchbacks on the trail in the rain, finally, the town came into view.
Nice atmosphere at evening...
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