Tour of Mont Blanc independently age-65

Dave and Brenda’s Tour of Mont Blanc is a concise trip report on how two Americans completed the famed TMB in the Alps.

Start at the beginning – Table of ContentsMotivation and Preparation

… airline tickets from Detroit to Geneva and set about ordering equipment and getting into shape. Since we are both of advanced age and rather small we decided that we wanted to limit the weight we would carry (10lbs for Brenda and 15lbs for Dave). …

… Booking ahead was not too difficult even with our rudimentary French. Sometimes the person running the previous accommodation would call ahead or we would call ourselves. Most times the person at the other end would respond in English after hearing my fractured French, but they usually understood what we wanted!

Accommodation ranged from hotels, bed and breakfasts, … refuges. All were great experiences and we will elaborate in our daily reports. …

If you’ve always wanted to do the TMB without a guide, this is a great resource.

This trek was a complete success!

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