Trail: Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB)

The Mont Blanc Massif is really and amazing place. It is a paradise for climbers, Alpinist, skiers, trekkers and runners. Last weekend, Anna and I enjoyed it as trail runner as we ran around the Massif along the famous Tour du Mont Blanc (TMB). After two Ultra-marathon; the Spine Challenger and the Ultra-Trail Mont Fuji I wanted to run another 170 km but in 4 days rather than during a non-stop race.

TMB: amazing view going to Flégère (© P. Gatta)
TMB: amazing view going to Flégère (© P. Gatta)

We broke down the TMB in 4 stages to have enough time to enjoy every kilometer of this beautiful place. We followed some alternative routes to stay closer the mountain and to avoid the heat of the valleys. Overall we ran 170 km with +10,000 m of ascent.

Sunrise and full moon over the Refuge de la Croix Col du Bonhomme  (© P. Gatta)
Sunrise and full moon over the Refuge de la Croix Col du Bonhomme (© P. Gatta)

The route description, the tracks, profiles and 35 photos are available on the Tour du Mont Blanc page.
La description du parcours, les traces, profils et 35 photos sont disponibles sur la page du Tour du Mont Blanc page.

TMB: Val Veni (© A. Gatta)
TMB: Val Veni (© A. Gatta)

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