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...

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...

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...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - www.letsbewild.com - In the Window of Heaven and Earth, Lac Blanc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France - Yuzuru Masuda

In the Window of Heaven and Earth

In the Window of Heaven and Earth, Lac Blanc, Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie, France Photograph by Yuzuru Masuda This young male alpine ibex was photographed at the edge of the cliff surround...
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...

Sunset over the Écrins

Sunset over the Écrins, Écrins National Park, France Photograph by Greg Annandale      One of my favourite spots in the French Alps – the Écrins are at the southern tip, below Grenoble and abov...
Adventure Travel Photo of the Day - www.letsbewild.com - Mademoiselle Coccinelle: Ladybug After the Rain, Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France - Maxime Gilbert

Mademoiselle Coccinelle

Mademoiselle Coccinelle: Ladybug After the Rain, Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France Photograph by Maxime Gilbert    This photograph of a ladybird (or ladybug as they are known in America) was taken...