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Sep 12, 2017 - Day 23 GR10 Refuge de Besines to Refuge de Bouillouses

Day's Overview We said our goodbyes to Lesley and Roger and set off up the valley. It was damp and we crossed many streams as we climbed up the valley. We then popped over a ridge and there was a lovely little lake. And snow about in places. We crossed a flat boulder field then climbed a huge boulder field to get further up the the pass and finally over the top. The wind was blowing and it was pretty chilly. More lakes ahead. Sheltered next to a huge rock and had our morning snack. Up and over into the next Valley and we saw a herd of...

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Sep 11, 2017 - Day 22 GR10 Merens les Vals to Refuge Bésines

Day's Overview Had a late start and then did the usual climb up to the top of the Pass. Took a little over 4.5 hrs with some very steep sections but the path was always nice (often rocky) and the scenery lovely. Especially with the low clouds drifting through and changing what we could see. Stopped at some hot spring pools and dipped our hands in but as it was spitting with rain there was no incentive to immerse ourselves. And no desire to make our towels wet! Higher up we stopped for a snack then went over a ridge and there was a...

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