Map key Overview map Introduction The Tour of Mont Blanc The Route Clockwise or Anti-Clockwise? Suggested Itineraries How to Get There When to Go Accommodation Languages Maps and Waymarks Notes for Walkers Safety in the Mountains Using the Guide Information at a Glance The Tour of Mont Blanc - Anti-Clockwise Stage 1 Les Houches - Bionnassay - Les Contamines Alt Stage 1 Les Houches - Refuge de Miage - Les Contamines Stage 2 Les Contamines - Croix du Bonhomme - Les Chapieux Stage 3 Les Chapieux - Col de la Seigne - Rifugio Elisabetta Stage 4 Rifugio Elisabetta - Courmayeur Stage 5 Courmayeur - Rifugio Bonatti Stage 6 Rifugio Bonatti - Grand Col Ferret - La Fouly Stage 7 La Fouly - Champex Stage 8 Champex - Alp Bovine - Col de la Forclaz Alt Stage 8 Champex - Fenetre d'Arpette - Col de la Forclaz Stage 9 Col de la Forclaz - Col de Balme - Tre-le-Champ Alt Stage 9 Col de la Forclaz - Refuge Les Grands - Tre-le-Champ Stage 10 Tre-le-Champ - La Flegere Stage 11 La Flegere - Le Brevent - Les Houches Places and Items of Interest on the TMB The Story of Mont Blanc The Tour of Mont Blanc - Clockwise Stage 1 Champex - Ferret Stage 2 Ferret - Grand Col Ferret - Rifugio Bonatti Stage 3 Rifugio Bonatti - Courmayeur Stage 4 Courmayeur - Rifugio Elisabetta Stage 5 Rifugio Elisabetta - Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme Stage 6 Refuge de la Croix du Bonhomme - Les Contamines Stage 7 Les Contamines - Bionnassay - Les Houches Alt Stage 7 Les Contamines - Refuge de Miage - Les Houches Stage 8 Les Houches - Le Brevent - La Flegere Stage 9 La Flegere - Col de Balme - Trient Stage 10 Trient - Alp Bovine - Champex Alt Stage 10 Refuge Les Grands - Fenetre d'Arpette - Champex Appendix A Accommodation Appendix B Useful contacts Appendix C Further reading Appendix D French-English glossary
Kev Reynolds is a freelance writer, photojournalist and lecturer. A prolific compiler of guidebooks, his first title for Cicerone Press (Walks & Climbs in the Pyrenees) appeared in 1978; he has since produced many more titles for the same publisher, with others in the pipeline. A member of the Outdoor Writers Guild, the Alpine Club and Austrian Alpine Club, his passion for mountains and the countryside remains undiminished after a lifetime's activity, and he regularly travels throughout Britain to share that enthusiasm through his lectures. Check him out at www.kevreynolds.co.uk.