DÃ´mes de Miage is a real classic of ski touring of Mont Blanc Massif. Normally done over 2 days with a night in TrÃ© la TÃªte or Conscrits hut, it can be done in a long day from Le Cugnon.
DÃ´mes de Miage (Â© P. Gatta)
I started from Le Cugnon (1,180m) and followed the normal route to TrÃ© la TÃªte hotel, then went down to the glacier of TrÃ© la TÃªte.
Aiguilles de TrÃ© la TÃªte (Â© P. Gatta)
Continued on the glacier of TrÃ© la TÃªte up to the Col des DÃ´mes (3,564m) and then to the West summit of DÃ´mes de Miage (3,670m).
Mont Blanc from DÃ´mes de Miage (Â© P. Gatta)
From there, I skied down the Armancette glacier all the way to the Cugnon.
Overall: 25 km and +2,600m / -2,600m.
Mont Blanc, DÃ´mes de Miage and Armancette glacier (Â© P. Gatta)