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March 7th 2013

 

 

 

 

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Picture collection of Col des Montets

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Pass summit Col des Montets
N 46°00´14”  E 006°55´24”

This picture was taken in July 2007, shortly behind the pass Col des Montets. In the background you can see the Mont Blanc , while I was loading the topografic map onto the navigation system.

 

Dietrich at Col des Montets

Jürgen could not hold back and has taken a picture when I was doing the panorama of the pass. Tripod with the Nikon D70. The rock on which I stand is located in the parking lot in front of the hut.

 

 

 

N 46°00´14”  E 006°55´24”

 

near Chamonix

A few miles behind the Col des Montets, where we reach the first suburbs of Chamonix. Still, the Mont Blanc is visible in the background.

 

Col des Montets Pass summit

Here we took a picture on the pass summit towards the South. This was taken from rock location, seen in the picture above.

N45°58’32.9” E006°55’15.1”

 

 

N 46°00´14”  E 006°55´24”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Col des Montets - Pass summit

At the summit, with a view to the north towards the Aiguille de Loriaz (2,752m). The pass sign is located just right behind a curve and van be easily overseen. Picture was shot in 2000 with the Nikon F301 on slide film.

 

Col des Montets - Pass summit
N 46°00´14”  E 006°55´24”

This picture shows the pass summit rock which is located approximately 90ft to the left of the pass. To the right is a small barbecue location and behind the stone a little lake. That’s the rock I’ve taken the panoramic picture 7 years later.

N 46°00´14”  E 006°55´24”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Col des Montets - Pass summit
N 46°00´14”  E 006°55´24”

Same location as the last picture taken, however 90° left with view towards the South. In the background, the first foothills of the Massif du Mont Blanc. The pass road leads now downhill in the direction of Chamonix.

 

in Chamonix
N 45°55´25”  E 006°52´33”

Chamonix. This picture was taken towards southwest. A bit above the left house corner you can see the front of the Mont Blanc. In my back is the restaurant Les Diables which has an excellent kitchen. Here we are at the exit of Chamonix, just before the railroad crossing.

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