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Sep 29, 2010 - The Hike: Day 2 - Argentiere - Col De Balme

Who’s got walking sticks now?!? ME! So light and assisting, I love ‘em. A special thanks goes out to the French/Swiss dude at the sporting goods store who gave me expert advice and opinions on the merits of the 4 different flavors of poles. On the docket for today – our first pass. It was a little guy (2204m) called Col de Balme and since the gondola up wasn’t working we had to walk up the whole thing. Can you believe that? In general, however, I felt good. I got my first water bottle fill up from a fountain experience earlier in the...

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