Climbing in the Alps, 2013
An Unexpectedly Scary Trip Climbing Around Mont Blanc
Despite having sworn off big mountains after Huayna Potosi, I was lured by the Siren-call of Mont Blanc. Being almost 5,000 feet lower than Huayna Potosi, I figured that this would be an “easy” climb, where I could enjoy the climb more. This would become my final big mountain. I thought of it as my “Swan Song”.
The reality ended up being nothing at all like I imagined...
|July 14: The Adventure Begins|
|July 15: Welcome to Chamonix|
|July 16: First Day Climbing: Petite Aiguille Vert|
|July 17: Torino Hut Italy: Aiguille de Toule|
|July 18: Torino: A Snowy Climb|
|July 19: Chamonix: Pushing My Limits|
|July 20: Mont Blanc du Tacul|
|July 21: Chamonix to Grindelwald|
|July 22: Grindelwald: Eiger|
|July 23: Grindelwald to Boston: Chateau de Chillon|
|Epilogue: Final Thoughts|