8.Chamonix, Brevent mid station, Lac Noir. A circular walk in the French Alps

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Taking the path from Brevent mid station up to Lac Noir

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Pasque flower

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Lac Noir is over the col just right of the middle of this image

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Mont Blanc provides a stunning backdrop to this path

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Yellow Pasque flower

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Gentian

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Dwarf Cypress

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Alpine Pansy

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White lillies

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A short rocky step

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A few snow patches but not too steep

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Alpine Azalea

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Mountain Goats

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The cairn marks the coll.

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Beyond the coll was a lot more snow

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A vein of graphite in the rock

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And the lake was covered with ice and snow

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We decided there was too much snow on the onward route and returned to the coll

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And back down to the top of a ski run

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The slopes were covered with white lillies

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This was quite a gentle descent

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Digitalis lutea

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The hotel where we stayed with Inghams

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 Flowers decorate Chamonix town centre

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Flowers decorate Chamonix town centre

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