Days 15-17: Lyon

We had such a wonderful time in Lyon. We ate incredible Lyonnaise food, scratched the surface of learning the Roman Empire history, and walked more than we did on some days of the TMB. We’re on a high speed train to Paris and I’m sitting backwards, so I’m going to let the pictures tell the […]

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Day 14: Chamonix to Les Houches

The final day of the hike. On paper this day looks rough, but I was so convinced that we would be totally conditioned and so anxious to finish that we’d fly right through it. I was wrong. The first cable car up the 5,000 feet to the trail wasn’t until 8:15, getting us back on […]

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Day 11: Champex-Lac to Trient

Today was a hard one for me. The hardest of the hike. The milage and elevation was on par with our other average days, but I really struggled mentally, causing the physical work to be really hard. The hotel provided an awesome breakfast which was the fuel I definitely needed. After breakfast we packed up […]

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Day 10: La Fouly to Champex Lac

Day seven of hiking. We’ve been doing this day after day for a week now, averaging about 10 miles a day and the equivalent of a legit mountain hike daily. One whole week. Today was so much relaxing than yesterday and we all enjoyed it. We woke (along with our three random roommates) to a […]

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