Climbing Mont Blanc

Eric Hodge (left) and Roger Powell (right) arrived in Saas-Grund a day later than planned after their London to Geneva flight was delayed by thunderstorms. As a result, our first acclimatisation hike together was on Friday, 6 August 2004. We left Saas-Grund and headed up a narrow rocky path that goes to Saas-Fee. We paused outside a tiny wayside chapel