Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence La Ginabelle
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
TripAdvisor Reviews Pierre & Vacances Premium Residence La Ginabelle Chamonix
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... much the scope of the day, got to go, my book is calling me. -- Tali A rather disappointing end to the hike - with the pouring rain and poor visibility up the mountain, it made no sense to attempt today's walk. Instead we took our time in the hotel and had a relaxing breakfast and packed up our backpacks for the last time. ...
The day started out pretty normal with clouds threatening and the odd drop of rain. Our goal today was to head over into France once again via the col de Balme, on the border of France and Switzerland. Well me made it, but not quite as planned... After leaving the Col de la Forclaz we headed towards the hamlet of le Peuty, but somewhere along the way we missed a turn and ended up in Trient - this was after a fair bit of downhill... Up we go again and finally ...
Spent the night in Trient - not exactly the same quality of hotel or view from my window as before, but the constant cow bells were a nice change.. don't these things sleep? Today we make our way back to France over the Arete des Posettes, a whale backed ridge - supposed to be a gentler day of only 15 kilometers and 2500 ft elevation gain and loss. The high point will be the Col de Balme which is supposed to have a funky restaurant for lunch... -- ...
... feet. We decided to take their advice and do the alternate route - La Bovine. This route was shorter and only involved a climb of 2500 feet, basically following a trail around the side of the mountain. It was very humid and it felt like one was walking through a rain forest, with tall trees, ferns and lots of green ground coverage. There were a number of switchbacks as we came to the tiny hamlet of Bovine,which is really ...
Another day, another mountain. So yes, Tali recovered and we were able to resume the tour. She was a bit weak so she went much slower on the climbs today, at her mother's pace! We ended by taking a bus to Lac Champex. The drive was interesting. A long steep windy narrow road leading up to the town. The place we are staying at is very charming and the dinner was excellent. Weather ...