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Author Topic: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......  (Read 2263 times)

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....this week. What is the name of the distant French alpine  peak in this picture ?
« Last Edit: 28 March, 2015, 09:27:25 AM by antonymous »
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #1 on: 28 March, 2015, 10:28:32 AM »
 Is it The Barre des Écrins?

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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #2 on: 28 March, 2015, 10:38:21 AM »
No - it's quite a bit further to the North east than that. Good try though Mrs Too.
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #3 on: 30 March, 2015, 09:53:55 AM »
Still open.
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #4 on: 30 March, 2015, 12:48:32 PM »
No use asking me. All mountains look the same to me unless they've got sherpas on.
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #5 on: 31 March, 2015, 07:11:44 AM »
Is it The Barre des Écrins?

North east of that peak in the Vanoise National Park,
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #6 on: 31 March, 2015, 07:57:02 AM »
Having squinted at a map of the Vanoise National Park I narrow it down to two possible peaks...

Le Casset 1,512 m

or Le Monetier les Bains 1,495 m.
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #7 on: 31 March, 2015, 08:07:45 AM »
You are about 2000 m short of height.
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #8 on: 02 April, 2015, 10:03:31 AM »
Still open
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #9 on: 02 April, 2015, 01:52:16 PM »
Still 2000m short of the answer.

A google map view;
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Re: The French Alps have been sadly thrust into the news......
« Reply #10 on: 03 April, 2015, 05:03:55 AM »
Still open - where are all the alpinistas? :(
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