Climbing in the Alps, 2013

An Unexpectedly Scary Trip Climbing Around Mont Blanc
and Hiking Under the Eiger

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...

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