Early morning sunlight starting to warm the upper slopes of Mont Blanc du Cheilon.
From the Dix hut looking towards the Pigne d‘Arolla.
From the patio of the Dix hut looking towards La Luette (3548m).
The snow covered north face of Mont Blanc du Cheilon (3869m).
La Louette from the Dix hut.
Dean James, the Buddha of the Dix hut.
From high on the side of La Louette, looking towards the Pigne D‘Arolla. The characteristic silhouette of the Matterhorn rising in the distance.
Looking east from La Louette.
Looking north from La Louette towards the peaks of the Bernese Oberland.
Dean leading the way up La Louette.
On the summit of La Louette (3548m).
Mont Blanc du Cheilon from La Louette.
Pigne d‘Arolla from La Louette. Matterhorn in the distance.
The Aiguilles Rouges from La Louette.
Andy soaking up the view from the top of La Louette.
Tomorrow‘s route up Mont Blanc du Cheilon will follow the obvious snow slope to the right of the rock ridge.
Lac du Dix and the Grande Dixence dam from the top of La Louette.
Acclimatisation should always be taken seriously.
Pigne d‘Arolla and Mont Blanc du Cheilon from La Louette.
The Dix hut with the Pas de Chevre behind.
The Dix hut.
Pulse checking on the way back to the Dix hut from La Louette.