NEXT UP:  The Grand Circle Complete!

TMB wrap up: Chamonix *The Tour du Mont Blanc is the most famous and celebrated hike in Alpine Europe and is the fifth Bucket List Hike that Brian and Sylvia have completed together. It is also our first hike together of any kind in Europe. Sylvia and Brian finished the full tour, walking every step …

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Tour du Mont Blanc: Bertoli, Bonati, Bene!

TMB Day Five...Courmayeur to Rifugio Bonati *The Tour du Mont Blanc is the most famous and celebrated hike in Alpine Europe and is the fifth Bucket List Hike that Brian and Sylvia have completed together. It is also our first hike together of any kind in Europe.* It was with only the greatest sadness that …

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Tour du Mont Blanc: Oops, Mind the First Step!

Planning for the TMB Before we could hike the Tour du Mont Blanc, we had to get there, 'there' being the alpine hinterlands where France, Italy and Switzerland come together in a knife’s edge rampart of high granite. Events would show this to be no easy thing in itself. The TMB begins in the popular …

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Tour du Mont Blanc: We Done It!!!

Brian and Sylvia have successfully completed the Tour du Mont Blanc, Alpine Europe's most famed long distance walking route! We completed the entire circular route on foot, without the aid of cable cars, chair lifts, buses trains or other mechanical contrivances. No cheating! It was every bit as spectacular as advertised! It was also VERY …

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