Tuesday 21 July 2015

On the Tour de Monte Rosa route

On a much better day than forecast, I wandered up on a GOOD path through shady woods to the Turlo pass on the Tour de Monte Rosa route - a revisit, but not running this time!  I'm now in tourist land, which is why the path is magnificent and so much easier.  After lunch at the pass I bounded down (feeling better!) to Alagna: lots of people around on holiday, with a more international mix and some speaking English.  I've now set off back up to the Loen pass; maybe I'll get to the top today, but that would amount to 3,100m of ascent and I haven't achieved that with my pack in a single day, so maybe not.  Anyway, Courmayeur in 5-6 days looks on.

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