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Mont Buet
Long circuit via one of the easier 3000m peaks.

 At the start of the walk looking towards Aiguille de Berard  Mont Buet from the south  Approaching the summit of Mont Buet on the SW ridge  Spectacular view of the Mont Blanc massif.  Summit cornice  Walking off along the Arete du Buet  Arete du Buet  Steep descent aided by fixed ropes! Imagine this on Skye...  More of Arete du Buet  Mont Buet's east face. A contrast to the view from the south  Plodding up the snow to Le Cheval Blanc  More views here. Prominent peak in the middle is Aiguille Verte. Mont Blanc in the distance to the right.Aiguille Rouge Massif centre right.  Lac Vert near Col de la Terrase  View north from Col de la Terrase. Tour glacier on the left. Argentiere glacier on the right  View north from Col de la Terrase. Tour glacier on the left. Argentiere glacier in the centre and you can just see Mer de Glace on the right  Zoom in on the Tour glacier. Peaks are Aiguille de Tour on the left under the cloud and Aiguille de Chardonnet on the right.
Wooded hill in the centre is Aiguillette des Posettes
Refuge Loriaz is just visible in the foreground.