10.Plan Joran, Glacier d'Argentiere, Croix de Lognan, Alpage de La Pendant, Chamonix

2019:07:09

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Took the bus up to the Gran Monets car park, and the Gran Monets gondola up to Plan Joran

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We took a new path that heads for this pylon

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The path is quite rough in places

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This path then reaches a track where you need to go down and turn right

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There are many small streams and waterfalls on the mountainside

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The track reaches a viewpoint with spectacular views of the Glacier d'Argentiere

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The glacier flows quite rapidly over the ice fall and you can hear it groaning and breaking

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Return by the same track and continue down to Croix de Lognan

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Continue in the same direction into woodland, heading west and decending gently

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Alpage de La Pendant

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The alpin pastures turn into pine forest as you descend

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Bee orchids

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The path emerges in the valley close to the helicopter base

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And we followed the river back into Chamonix

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