Mont Blanc from the Aiguille du Midi
The Grandes Jorasses
The group of mountains in the Mont Blanc massif known as the Grandes Jorasses, on the French-Italian border. Its highest peak, in the center of the photo, is the Walker peak, and is 4208 meters (13,805 feet) in height. The rest of the peaks, which can be seen somewhat overlapping in the photo, are known as Whymper, Croz, Elena, Margherita and Young. The highest and steepest peak to the right of the Grandes Jorasses is the mountain known as "Dent du Géant" (Giant’s Tooth).
Descent from the Aiguille du Midi
Aiguille Verte and Aiguille du Plan
The Aiguille Verte mountain, with a height of 4122 meters (13,523 feet), stands out above the others in the northern part of the massif, being the highest of the group. In the foreground you can see the Aiguille du Plan; on the left, below the Aiguille Verte, you can see the Aiguille du Dru.
Aiguille du Dru
Aiguille de Leschaux
On the right, the highest peak corresponds to the Walker peak of the Grandes Jorasses. On the left, in the central part of the photo is the mountain known as Aiguille de Leschaux, which is shared by Italy and France, covering the territories of Haute-Savoie and Aosta Valley.
Locomotive next to a train station in Chamonix
An old locomotive exhibited next to the train station in Chamonix which connects with Le Montenvers station, from where you can descend to the glacial valley "Mer de Glace" (Sea of Ice) in the Mont Blanc massif.
The summit of Mont Blanc
Corridor of the Ice Cave in the Mer de Glace
Montenvers-Mer de Glace station in Chamonix
Les Houches in the Chamonix valley
Aiguille de Blaitière on the west face of the Mont Blanc massif
In the center of the photo the Aiguille de Blaitière mountain stands out, with 3522 meters (11,555 feet) in height. On the left, the peaks of the Aiguille des Grands Charmoz and the Aiguille du Grépon. On the right, the mountain pass Col du Fou, and the Aiguille du Plan with its peak known as Dent du Caïman. Between the Aiguille de Blaitière and the Aiguille du Plan is the Blaitière glacier.
Panoramic photo of Mont Blanc massif
Partial view of the northern section of the Mont Blanc massif. In the foreground, the summits correspond to the Aiguille du Plan mountain. Behind, the highest mountain in the center of the photo is the Aiguille Verte, with a height of 4122 meters (13,523 feet). On the right, Les Droites, of 4000 meters (13,123 feet) in height; and below the Aiguille du Moine sticks out with a height of 3412 meters (11,194 feet). On the far right you can see the Aiguille de Leschaux, and to its left, the Aiguille de Talèfre. On the far left, in the valley, the town of Argentière.