Tour du mont blanc

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Tour du Mont Blanc: The Best Moments

25 Sep , 2019  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is our number one Alpine tour. A circuit around the iconic Mont Blanc, through France, Switzerland and Italy, on foot and on top of the world.

We encourage our adventurous community share their favourite trip moments as part of our #MacsMoment contest, and have been overwhelmed by the fantastic photos. We have added some of our favorite Tour du Mont Blanc memories from this year, and shared some all-time classics, to maybe inspire you to take on your own alpine challenge, and show just how special this once-in-a-lifetime Alpine tour truly is.

Mountains for the soul

Why do we spend time in the mountains? It’s one of the most healing, restorative, powerful natural environments, and offers a great challenge (and even better sense of achievement). Our adventurers sum it up better than us though…

 
 
 
 
 
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Reward for the climb 😍 Mont Blanc reflecting in Lac des Cheserys #tourdumontblanc #lacdescheserys #macsadventure #macsmoment

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TMB 2018 – Mont Blanc 🇫🇷👣🧡 #MacsMoment #TMB

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This trip was beyond anything I imagined. 110 miles and 32,000 vertical feet climbed. The best part of each day was reaching the top of the passes and soaking it in and then getting to stay in the most humble and quaint little towns and places that you could imagine. My knees didn’t cooperate and each night was a struggle but I would wake up ready to tackle the new challenge with Deny leading the way. There were ridges we crossed, glaciers we slid on, ladders we climbed, rocks we scaled, sometimes paths were hidden and we went down grades that made me cry. But I wouldn’t trade the experience for anything. Personally and emotionally I’ve pushed my limits. The Alps are no joke. It’s been unbelievable! I can’t thank Deny enough for carrying my pack on the ladders and for helping me unplug though out. This is LIVING! #BlessedLife #grateful #ThisIs50 #tourdumontblanc #travelwithmylove #moretocome #courmeyeur #lafouly #champex #chamonix #coldubrevent #RifugioBonatti #ValFerret #macsmoment

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#glacierdubosson #macsmoment #macsmoments #tourdumontblanc2018 #tourdumontblanc

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Time with friends & loved ones

Old friends, new friends, your nearest & dearest… what an epic way to share times!

 
 
 
 
 
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#macsmoment, #TMB, #italianalps , #aostavalley #july2018

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Switzerland, Italy and France…What an experience! Spain…here we come! #tourdumontblanc #greatfriends #thisis50 #macsmoment

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Great trip… even better friends. #halfway #tourdumontblanc #macsmoment #greatfriends #loretogang #thisis50

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You did it!

The feel good factor increases as you reach each summit, conquer each challenging descent, take your boots off at the end of each day, and of course, complete your Alpine circuit knowing that you did it!

 
 
 
 
 
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My wife Ellen, badass, on the Tour du Mount Blanc. #macsmoment

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You can find out more about self guided walking holidays on the Tour du Mont Blanc here (or by contacting our friendly team on hello@macsadventure.com). Adventure is good for you, and planning a challenge like the Tour du Mont Blanc could be a fantastic goal for the year ahead.

Sinead Cunningham By
A member of the Macs Adventure Digital Marketing team. Since joining Macs, my never-ending list of places to travel has expanded. When I'm not day-dreaming about travel you can find me exploring the social-buzz of Glasgow ie. finding the best places to eat, and drink coffee!