Hike to Désert de Platé: Passage du Dérochoir, Col de la Portette & Cheminée des Miots

Last fall, I went on a hike to Désert de Platé, starting and ending in Passy.

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Hike to Mont Clocher & Mont de Vorès

Last summer, I went on a hike to Mont Clocher and Mont de Vorès, in the Beaufortain mountains.

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Hike to Lac de Pormenaz & Col d’Anterne

At the end of the summer of last year, I went on a hike to Col d’Anterne and Lac de Pormenaz, in the Giffre mountains not far from the Mont Blanc. I basically followed this itinerary (in the other direction).

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Hike to Baraque des Rognes & Nid d’Aigle (Mont Blanc)

Last summer, I went on a hike near Chamonix to the Baraque Forestière des Rognes, a tiny emergency hut located between the much bigger Refuge de Tête Rousse, where most mountaineers stop on their way to the summit of Mont Blanc, and Nid d’Aigle, a hut at the terminus of Tramway du Mont Blanc. I followed this trail direction (except I started and ended at the Bellevue cable car station): Sentier des Rognes on the way up and a path along Glacier de Bionnassay on the way down.

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