Alpine Discovery: Vanoise National Park 2009

See details of our Guided Walking Holiday in the Vanoise

 

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Heading towards the lac des Vaches underneath the Aiguille de la Vanoise - a stunning alpine rock spire

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Grande Casse - highest point in the Vanoise National Park and one of the great mountains of the French Alps

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Descending the Arcelin Valley back to Pralognan la Vanoise

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Heading up the Chavière Valley towards the Aiguille de Polset in the Vanoise National Park

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Lunch stop at the Lac Blanc above the refuge Peclet Polset. Our destination for this trek is the Col du Soufre - the gap on the horizon.

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Approaching the Col du Soufre 2819m

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View from the Col de Soufre of the Glacier de Gébroulaz which descends from the Aiguille de Polset in the eastern Vanoise

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Interesting walking with gypsum peaks near the Col de Soufre

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View of the Point de l'Echelle with the lac Blanc in the foreground

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Pointes de L'Epena on the northern side of the Grande Casse near Champagny en Vanoise at the start of our walk

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Martagon Lily, an alpine flower in the Champagny Valley

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Marmot in the pastures at the Lac de la Glière

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Summer alpine meadows near the Col de la Grassaz with the north face of the Grande Casse in the background. Northern Vanoise

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Lovely walking crossing alpine meadows with rocky mountains of the Rochers Rouge and Pointe du Chardonnet in the background

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Climbing to the Col du Plan Sery with the Mont Pourri behind (left) - the second highest peak in the Vanoise National Park in the French Alps

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Natural hole in the rocks on the picturesque descent from the Col du Plan Sery

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View of the Grand Bec - the highest peak closest to Champagny and Pralognan la Vanoise

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Gentle walking ascending the path to the Petit Mont Blanc just above Pralognan la Vanoise

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Climbing from the Col du Mone towards the summit as the clouds build up

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View of the Grande Casse from the summit of the Petit Mont Blanc with clouds covering Pralognan la Vanoise in the valley

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View of the Grande Casse from the summit of the Petit Mont Blanc

 

Video shot from the summit of Petit Mont Blanc showing the amazing 360 degree views of the Vanoise in the French Alps

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View of guided walking holiday in the Vanoise National Park

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