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Summer’s start at the mountains was filled with good times and hot weather.

"Tomorrow we gonna go up there."

“Tomorrow we gonna go up there.”

Walk to the village and down station in tropical temperatures.

Walk to the village and down station in tropical temperatures.

A proper energy lunch.

A proper high energy lunch.

3842m

3842m

Glacier ready

Glacier ready

Entrance to the ridge

Entrance to the ridge

Walking the line

Walk the line…

and don't trip

…and don’t trip.

Dinner preparations at 3613m

Dinner preparations at 3613m

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Too safe for alpinists staying inside the terrace fence.

Too safe for Alpinist staying inside the terrace fence.

Just one of the many photo moments

Just one of the many photo moments.

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Red wine and Yatzy before bed time

Red wine and Yatzy before bed time.

Early morning

Early morning

Clouds rolled in at dawn

Clouds rolled in at dawn.

Safely back. Mid station refreshments – Orangina.

Safely back. Mid station refreshments – Orangina.

Good place for getting rid of my fear of hights

Good place for getting rid of my fear of heights.

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Cute stinky donkies

Cute stinky donkeys.

Helping out fellow hikers

Helping out fellow hikers.

Next up – via ferrata

Next up – via ferrata.

Approaching

Approaching the wall.

First steps of the next 1,5h

First steps of the next 1,5h.

I wasn't able to look down on this wire bridge :)

I wasn’t able to look down on this wire bridge.

Safety first

Safety first

The via ferrata was fun

The via ferrata was fun and easy.

Snacks keep you going

Snacks keep you going.

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Paraglider’s take off spot on the other side of the valley.

Tickling Mont Blanc 4807m

Tickling Mont Blanc 4807m

You can't get food from the restaurants in afternoon so they offered  an option for cheese plate and beer

During the afternoon the restaurant kitchen was closed so they offered an option of cheese plate, beer and ice cream. Who can refuse?

Elisa wanting to take a dip but it's forbidden to swim in this mountain lake.

Elisa wanting to take a dip but it’s forbidden to swim in this mountain lake.

It's called 'The Green Lake' for a reason.

It’s called ‘The Green Lake’ for a reason.

Last hike before heading to city life

Last hike before heading to city life

Sad to see the glaciers melting so fast

Sad to see the glaciers melting so fast.

Leaving the Valley. Big thanks for fun times Elisa!

Leaving the Valley. Big thanks for fun times Elisa!

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