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Jul 17, 2004, Sat
Jul 17, 2004
  The Alps, Portland, Hike, TMB  
Jul 20, 2004, Tue
Jul 20, 2004
  France, Hike, The Alps, TMB  
Jul 21, 2004, Wed
Jul 21, 2004
  France, Hike, The Alps, TMB  
Jul 22, 2004, Thu
TMB      France, Hike, The Alps, TMB  
Jul 22, 2004
  France, Hike, The Alps, TMB  
Jul 23, 2004, Fri
Jul 23, 2004
  The Alps, Hike, Italy, Courmayeur, TMB  
Jul 25, 2004, Sun
Jul 25, 2004
  Italy, Hike, The Alps, TMB  
Jul 26, 2004, Mon
Jul 26, 2004
  The Alps, Hike, Italy, Switzerland, TMB  
Jul 27, 2004, Tue
Jul 27, 2004
  Switzerland, Hike, The Alps, TMB  
Jul 2, 2006, Sun
Dolomites map      Hike, Italy, Dolomites, Maps, The Alps  
Jul 2, 2006
  Hike, Italy, Dolomites, Maps, The Alps  
Jul 3, 2006, Mon
Jul 3, 2006
  Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps  
Jul 4, 2006, Tue
Jul 4, 2006
  Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps  
Jul 5, 2006, Wed
Jul 5, 2006
  Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps  
Jul 6, 2006, Thu
Jul 6, 2006
  Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps  
Jul 7, 2006, Fri
Jul 7, 2006
  Dolomites, Cortina d'Ampezzo, The Alps, Hike, Italy  
Jul 9, 2006, Sun
Jul 9, 2006
  Italy, Dolomites, Hike, The Alps  
Jul 10, 2006, Mon
Jul 10, 2006
  Italy, Dolomites, Hike, The Alps  
Jul 11, 2006, Tue
Jul 11, 2006
  Italy, Dolomites, Hike, The Alps  
Apr 8, 2007, Sun
Apr 8, 2007
  Death Valley, California, Hike  
Apr 9, 2007, Mon
Apr 9, 2007
  Death Valley, California, Hike  
Aug 2, 2009, Sun
Aug 2, 2009
  Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps  
Aug 4, 2009, Tue
Aug 4, 2009
  Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps  
Aug 5, 2009, Wed
Aug 5, 2009
  Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps  
Aug 8, 2009, Sat
Aug 8, 2009
  Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps  
Aug 11, 2009, Tue
Aug 11, 2009
  Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps  
Aug 31, 2015, Mon
Aug 31, 2015
  Hike, 24-120/4, Vancouver Isl, Hiking  
Oct 25, 2015, Sun
Oct 25, 2015
  Hike, Portugal, Marvao, Spain-Portugal  
Aug 20, 2016, Sat
Aug 20, 2016
  Hurricane Ridge, Hike, Port Angeles  
Oct 14, 2016, Fri
To the top of Mt Zas      Naxos, Greece, Hike  
Oct 14, 2016
  Naxos, Greece, Hike  
Oct 5, 2017, Thu
Oct 5, 2017
  Hike, Serriera, Porto, France, Corsica, Cars  
Oct 7, 2017, Sat
Col de Bavella      Hike, Zonza, France, Corsica, Cars  
Oct 7, 2017
  Hike, Zonza, France, Corsica, Cars  
 
 
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Regina, Paul, Emily, and Linda      
 
Regina, Paul, Emily, and Linda      
 
Regina, Paul, Emily, and Linda      
 
 

Tour Mont Blanc (TMB)

 
July 17, 2004   The Alps, Portland, Hike, TMB
 
 

We are at the Portland airport waiting for our flight to Geneva. We'll spend a night in Geneva, a couple in Chamonix, and then we'll begin our hike of the Tour du Mont Blanc.

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1520
 
 

The start of the TMB

 
July 20, 2004   France, Hike, The Alps, TMB
 
 

Our first day on the trail is spent hiking to Miage.

 
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Linda and Emily near Miage      
 
Linda and Emily near Miage      
 
Linda and Emily near Miage      
 
Miage view      
 
Miage view      
 
Miage view      
 
Refugio Miage, France      
 
Refugio Miage, France      
 
Refugio Miage, France      
 
View from Miage      
 
View from Miage      
 
View from Miage      
 
Refugio Miage, France      
The places we stayed along the Tour du Mont Blanc hike varied, from very nice to crummy. Refugio Miage was the latter.
 
Refugio Miage, France      
The places we stayed along the Tour du Mont Blanc hike varied, from very nice to crummy. Refugio Miage was the latter.
 
Refugio Miage, France      
The places we stayed along the Tour du Mont Blanc hike varied, from very nice to crummy. Refugio Miage was the latter.
 
TMD day one: destination Miage      
Emily, Linda, and Regina, our three hiking companions.
 
TMD day one: destination Miage      
Emily, Linda, and Regina, our three hiking companions.
 
TMD day one: destination Miage      
Emily, Linda, and Regina, our three hiking companions.
https://jamesgaston.ca/1522
 
 

TMB: Miage to La Balme

 
July 21, 2004   France, Hike, The Alps, TMB
 
 

Today we left Miage to hike to the nicer La Balme.

 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Refugio Miage, France      
 
Refugio Miage, France      
 
Refugio Miage, France      
 
Emily & Tor, Ref. Miage      
 
Emily & Tor, Ref. Miage      
 
Emily & Tor, Ref. Miage      
 
Refuge Miage      
 
Refuge Miage      
 
Refuge Miage      
 
Tour du Mont Blanc      
 
Tour du Mont Blanc      
 
Tour du Mont Blanc      
 
From Miage to La Balme      
 
From Miage to La Balme      
 
From Miage to La Balme      
 
Linda & Emily heading to La Balme      
 
Linda & Emily heading to La Balme      
 
Linda & Emily heading to La Balme      
 
View from La Balme      
 
View from La Balme      
 
View from La Balme      
 
Tour du Mont Blanc      
 
Tour du Mont Blanc      
 
Tour du Mont Blanc      
https://jamesgaston.ca/1523
 
 

TMB

 
July 22, 2004   France, Hike, The Alps, TMB
 
 

 
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La Balme      
 
La Balme      
 
La Balme      
 
Regina, Paul, Emily, and Linda      
 
Regina, Paul, Emily, and Linda      
 
Regina, Paul, Emily, and Linda      
 
La Balme      
 
La Balme      
 
La Balme      
 
The hiking group taking a rest      
 
The hiking group taking a rest      
 
The hiking group taking a rest      
 
Regina @ La Balme      
With Emily and Linda on the stairs.
 
Regina @ La Balme      
With Emily and Linda on the stairs.
 
Regina @ La Balme      
With Emily and Linda on the stairs.
 
La Balme      
 
La Balme      
 
La Balme      
 
Goodbye to La Balme      
Ref La Balme, in the foreground, offered a room of bunk beds plus a good dinner. Nice views from the patio, too.
 
Goodbye to La Balme      
Ref La Balme, in the foreground, offered a room of bunk beds plus a good dinner. Nice views from the patio, too.
 
Goodbye to La Balme      
Ref La Balme, in the foreground, offered a room of bunk beds plus a good dinner. Nice views from the patio, too.
https://jamesgaston.ca/1524
 
 

TMB: A rest stop in Courmayeur

 
July 23, 2004   The Alps, Hike, Italy, Courmayeur, TMB
 
 

 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Emily, Courmayeur, Italy      
 
Emily, Courmayeur, Italy      
 
Emily, Courmayeur, Italy      
https://jamesgaston.ca/1525
 
 

TMB: The views from Bonatti

 
July 25, 2004   Italy, Hike, The Alps, TMB
 
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Linda & Regina & Mt Blanc      
We're on our way to Rifugio Bonatti.
 
Linda & Regina & Mt Blanc      
We're on our way to Rifugio Bonatti.
 
Linda & Regina & Mt Blanc      
We're on our way to Rifugio Bonatti.
 
Resting at Rifugio Bonatti      
 
Resting at Rifugio Bonatti      
 
Resting at Rifugio Bonatti      
 
Rifugio Bonatti, Italy      
Bonatti offers a comfortable bed and good food along with eye-watering views of Mt Blanc.
 
Rifugio Bonatti, Italy      
Bonatti offers a comfortable bed and good food along with eye-watering views of Mt Blanc.
 
Rifugio Bonatti, Italy      
Bonatti offers a comfortable bed and good food along with eye-watering views of Mt Blanc.
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1526
 
 

TMB: Bonatti to Ferret

 
July 26, 2004   The Alps, Hike, Italy, Switzerland, TMB
 
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Malatrá valley      
We've left Ref. Bonatti, with it's postcard view of Mount Blanc, and are heading over the border to a hotel in a small Swiss town.
 
Malatrá valley      
We've left Ref. Bonatti, with it's postcard view of Mount Blanc, and are heading over the border to a hotel in a small Swiss town.
 
Malatrá valley      
We've left Ref. Bonatti, with it's postcard view of Mount Blanc, and are heading over the border to a hotel in a small Swiss town.
 
Rifugio Bonatti and Malatrá valley      
A two-photo panorama assembled fourteen years after the original two photos were taken.
 
Rifugio Bonatti and Malatrá valley      
A two-photo panorama assembled fourteen years after the original two photos were taken.
 
Rifugio Bonatti and Malatrá valley      
A two-photo panorama assembled fourteen years after the original two photos were taken.
 
Malatrá valley      
 
Malatrá valley      
 
Malatrá valley      
 
Malatrá valley, Italy      
 
Malatrá valley, Italy      
 
Malatrá valley, Italy      
 
Linda & Regina and glacier in Malatrá valley      
Hiking from Ref. Bonatti, in Italy, to Ferret, Switzerland.
 
Linda & Regina and glacier in Malatrá valley      
Hiking from Ref. Bonatti, in Italy, to Ferret, Switzerland.
 
Linda & Regina and glacier in Malatrá valley      
Hiking from Ref. Bonatti, in Italy, to Ferret, Switzerland.
 
Regina at the col      
 
Regina at the col      
 
Regina at the col      
 
Hiking near Ferret Switzerland      
 
Hiking near Ferret Switzerland      
 
Hiking near Ferret Switzerland      
 
Dinner at our hotel, Ferret, SW      
 
Dinner at our hotel, Ferret, SW      
 
Dinner at our hotel, Ferret, SW      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1527
 
 

TMB: Ferret to Champex

 
July 27, 2004   Switzerland, Hike, The Alps, TMB
 
 

We didn't do the full TMB route. Instead we stopped for a night in Champex and the next day took a bus to the train and then on to Paris.

 
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Swiss trails marker      
 
Swiss trails marker      
 
Swiss trails marker      
 
Our last day on the TMB      
 
Our last day on the TMB      
 
Our last day on the TMB      
 
Our last day on the TMB      
 
Our last day on the TMB      
 
Our last day on the TMB      
 
We're done! Champex-Lac      
 
We're done! Champex-Lac      
 
We're done! Champex-Lac      
https://jamesgaston.ca/1528
 
 

Dolomites map

 
July 2, 2006   Hike, Italy, Dolomites, Maps, The Alps
 
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Dolomite's trails map      
 
Dolomite's trails map      
 
Dolomite's trails map      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1059
 
 

Belluno to Fodara

 
July 3, 2006   Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Trailhead for hike to Rifugio Fodara      
 
Trailhead for hike to Rifugio Fodara      
 
Trailhead for hike to Rifugio Fodara      
 
Paul hiking in Dolomites      
 
Paul hiking in Dolomites      
 
Paul hiking in Dolomites      
 
Trail marker      
 
Trail marker      
 
Trail marker      
 
On our way      
 
On our way      
 
On our way      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1511
 
 

Fodara to Fanes

 
July 4, 2006   Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Refugio Fodara      
 
Refugio Fodara      
 
Refugio Fodara      
 
Refugio Fodara      
 
Refugio Fodara      
 
Refugio Fodara      
 
The Dolomites      
 
The Dolomites      
 
The Dolomites      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1514
 
 

Fanes to Scotini

 
July 5, 2006   Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps
 
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Paul heading down a trail      
 
Paul heading down a trail      
 
Paul heading down a trail      
 
Small chapel      
 
Small chapel      
 
Small chapel      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1513
 
 

Scotini to Cinqui Torri

 
July 6, 2006   Hike, Italy, Dolomites, The Alps
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Paul at breakfast      
 
Paul at breakfast      
 
Paul at breakfast      
 
Paul hiking      
 
Paul hiking      
 
Paul hiking      
 
Parco Naturale      
 
Parco Naturale      
 
Parco Naturale      
 
Colorful mountains      
 
Colorful mountains      
 
Colorful mountains      
 
War ruins      
 
War ruins      
 
War ruins      
 
Paul hiking up to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Paul hiking up to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Paul hiking up to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Paul viewing colourful mountains      
 
Paul viewing colourful mountains      
 
Paul viewing colourful mountains      
 
Cable car to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Cable car to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Cable car to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi      
This is a popular lunch spot easily accessed by cable car.
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi      
This is a popular lunch spot easily accessed by cable car.
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi      
This is a popular lunch spot easily accessed by cable car.
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi 2752m      
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi 2752m      
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi 2752m      
 
Cable car to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Cable car to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Cable car to Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1512
 
 

Cinque Torri to Cortina

 
July 7, 2006   Dolomites, Cortina d'Ampezzo, The Alps, Hike, Italy
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Rifugio Cinque Torri      
 
Rifugio Cinque Torri      
 
Rifugio Cinque Torri      
 
Rif Cinque Torri      
 
Rif Cinque Torri      
 
Rif Cinque Torri      
 
Paul hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Paul hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Paul hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Rif Cinque Torri      
 
Rif Cinque Torri      
 
Rif Cinque Torri      
 
Dolomites switchback      
 
Dolomites switchback      
 
Dolomites switchback      
 
Dolomites trail      
 
Dolomites trail      
 
Dolomites trail      
 
Dolomites zig-zag trail      
 
Dolomites zig-zag trail      
 
Dolomites zig-zag trail      
 
Dolomites, Italy      
 
Dolomites, Italy      
 
Dolomites, Italy      
 
Rif Passo Giau      
 
Rif Passo Giau      
 
Rif Passo Giau      
 
Dolomites, Italy      
We got a ride into Cortina where we planned to take a one day/two night city break.
 
Dolomites, Italy      
We got a ride into Cortina where we planned to take a one day/two night city break.
 
Dolomites, Italy      
We got a ride into Cortina where we planned to take a one day/two night city break.
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina bike race      
 
Cortina bike race      
 
Cortina bike race      
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina      
 
Cortina      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1547
 
 

Cortina to Staulanza

 
July 9, 2006   Italy, Dolomites, Hike, The Alps
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Rifugio Lagazuoi      
 
Paul in the Dolomites      
 
Paul in the Dolomites      
 
Paul in the Dolomites      
 
Dolomites      
 
Dolomites      
 
Dolomites      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1516
 
 

Staulanza to Tissi

 
July 10, 2006   Italy, Dolomites, Hike, The Alps
 
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Rifugio Staulanza      
 
Rifugio Staulanza      
 
Rifugio Staulanza      
 
Hike to Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Hike to Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Hike to Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Hike to Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Hike to Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Hike to Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Rifugio Asonino Al Coldai      
 
Hiking nuns      
 
Hiking nuns      
 
Hiking nuns      
 
Hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Refugio Tissi      
 
Refugio Tissi      
 
Refugio Tissi      
 
Hiking to Tissi      
Ref Tissi is just barely visible, it's on the right, the tiny bump on the jagged slope.
 
Hiking to Tissi      
Ref Tissi is just barely visible, it's on the right, the tiny bump on the jagged slope.
 
Hiking to Tissi      
Ref Tissi is just barely visible, it's on the right, the tiny bump on the jagged slope.
 
Hike to Tissi      
 
Hike to Tissi      
 
Hike to Tissi      
 
Tissi      
 
Tissi      
 
Tissi      
 
View from Tissi      
 
View from Tissi      
 
View from Tissi      
 
Tissi      
 
Tissi      
 
Tissi      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1061
 
 

Tissi to Sebastiano

 
July 11, 2006   Italy, Dolomites, Hike, The Alps
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Leaving Tissi      
 
Leaving Tissi      
 
Leaving Tissi      
 
Leaving Tissi      
 
Leaving Tissi      
 
Leaving Tissi      
 
Hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Hiking in the Dolomites      
 
Dolomites, Italy      
 
Dolomites, Italy      
 
Dolomites, Italy      
 
Dolomites      
 
Dolomites      
 
Dolomites      
 
Hiking trail      
 
Hiking trail      
 
Hiking trail      
 
Dolomites trail      
Around the middle of this photo you can see the trail skirting the rock and heading over the pass.
 
Dolomites trail      
Around the middle of this photo you can see the trail skirting the rock and heading over the pass.
 
Dolomites trail      
Around the middle of this photo you can see the trail skirting the rock and heading over the pass.
 
Dolomites hiking trail      
 
Dolomites hiking trail      
 
Dolomites hiking trail      
 
Ref Sebastiano      
 
Ref Sebastiano      
 
Ref Sebastiano      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1517
 
 

Death Valley

 
April 8, 2007   Death Valley, California, Hike
 
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Death Valley      
 
Death Valley      
 
Death Valley      
 
Last Rites      
 
Last Rites      
 
Last Rites      
 
Paul on a hike      
 
Paul on a hike      
 
Paul on a hike      
 
Paul hiking in Death Valley      
 
Paul hiking in Death Valley      
 
Paul hiking in Death Valley      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1535
 
 

Death Valley

 
April 9, 2007   Death Valley, California, Hike
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Paul hiking up Telescope Peak      
 
Paul hiking up Telescope Peak      
 
Paul hiking up Telescope Peak      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1534
 
 

Haute Route, day 1

 
August 2, 2009   Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps
 
 

We met in Geneva, hung out in Chamonix (i) for a couple days, which was just time enough for another visit to Aiguille du Mid, then we took the train to Finhaut where we began our hike. Here we are in Finhaut, stoking up for the days ahead.

 
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Yours truly in Finhaut      
 
Yours truly in Finhaut      
 
Yours truly in Finhaut      
 
Gingie, Emily, and me, Finhaut      
Preparing for our hike of the Haute Route to Zermatt.
 
Gingie, Emily, and me, Finhaut      
Preparing for our hike of the Haute Route to Zermatt.
 
Gingie, Emily, and me, Finhaut      
Preparing for our hike of the Haute Route to Zermatt.
https://jamesgaston.ca/1493
 
 

Haute Route, day 3

 
August 4, 2009   Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
Gingie on the Haute Route      
 
Gingie on the Haute Route      
 
Gingie on the Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Gingie resting at the top      
 
Gingie resting at the top      
 
Gingie resting at the top      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Emily and Gingie, Cabane de Louvie      
 
Emily and Gingie, Cabane de Louvie      
 
Emily and Gingie, Cabane de Louvie      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 
Cabane de Louvie      
 

 
https://jamesgaston.ca/1494
 
 

Haute Route, day 4

 
August 5, 2009   Switzerland, Haute Route, Hike, The Alps
 
Sml    Med    Big
 
 
Emily      
 
Emily      
 
Emily      
 
The start of a long day      
 
The start of a long day      
 
The start of a long day      
 
Emily, ready for a long day      
 
Emily, ready for a long day      
 
Emily, ready for a long day      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
Ibex      
 
Ibex      
 
Ibex      
 
Yours truly      
 
Yours truly      
 
Yours truly      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
Paul hiking the Haute Route      
 
Paul hiking the Haute Route      
 
Paul hiking the Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route      
 
The Haute Route