Adventure Travel: The Alpine Ibexes of Lac Blanc

In the Twilight with Alpine Ibexes

After my first encounter with a male alpine ibex crowned with a pair of magnificent horns at Lac Blanc back in the Summer of 2007, I fell in love with this place. Lac Blanc, located at 2352 meters altitude in t...
Climbing Aiguille du Tour

Aiguille du Tour

Photograph by Laurent Soyris    With various routes of moderate difficulty, the Aiguille du Tour is one of the most popular summits of the Mont Blanc Massif in summer. But when winter comes, you can hav...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - Into the Mountains, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France - Ulrik Hasemann

Into the Mountains

Into the Mountains, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France Photograph by Ulrik Hasemann Two climbers on Arête du Midi are heading into the mountains after three days of heavy snow fall.    ...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - www.letsbewild.com - Alpine Start, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France - Ulrik Hasemann

Alpine Start

Alpine Start, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France Photograph by Ulrik Hasemann This shot was taken at 2:30AM from the camp spot on Col du Midi. The lights to the right are headlamps from peo...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - www.letsbewild.com - Male Alpine Ibex at Sunset, Lac Blanc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France - Yuzuru Masuda

Male Alpine Ibex at Sunset

Male Alpine Ibex at Sunset, Lac Blanc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France Photograph by Yuzuru Masuda When the sun goes down behind the mountains, alpine ibexes come out to browse around ...
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Alpine Observations

To the un-initiated, the French Alps may seem somewhat of a circus. With the super rich of Chamonix to climbers on a budget camping wherever seems flat, the ski resorts such as Val d’Isere and Tignes seething w...
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Chamonix Abseil

Chamonix Abseil, Chamonix, Rhône-Alpes, France Photograph by Anders Strange Nielsen Abseiling off Aiguille du Midi after having climbed 'Eperon des Cosmiques' above Chamonix, France.   ...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - www.letsbewild.com - Mountain Dawn, Lac Blanc, Chamonix, Rhône-Alpes, France - Shaun Walby

Mountain Dawn

Mountain Dawn, Lac Blanc, Chamonix, Rhône-Alpes, France Photograph by Shaun Walby I've been climbing in Chamonix's French Alps for over a decade and as my passion for photography had grown I fin...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - www.letsbewild.com - The Magic of Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France - Arnaud Bachelard

The Magic of Mont Blanc

The Magic of Mont Blanc, Chamonix, France Photograph by Arnaud Bachelard        Chamonix, France : one of the most beautiful places in the world. This is the view from Aiguille du Midi, showing ...