The Crete de Vars

Today we did a hike which we did last time we were staying in Guillestre. It's a lovely walk because the landscape and views are spectacular. Today there was a bonus, marmot stalking! We left the campsite quite early again because we knew the hike up to the ridge was steep and on the sunny... Continue Reading →

17th August: Le Roux to Aiguilles

We had originally planned a 8.5 to 9 hour day over three high cols (including one over 2900 metres) and Pic du Malrif (2906 metres). However, because we were both a bit weary and the guidebook advised that it would be particularly difficult following heavy rain, which we had last night, we decided on plan... Continue Reading →

16th August: L’Echalp to Le Roux

We had a better nights' sleep in our single beds, after a lovely meal and a litre of wine, enjoying the company of various French people, including a young couple who spoke good English, who slept in the upper section of our bedroom. John was excited to have toast for brekkie, rather than plain bread,... Continue Reading →

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