Matt Millham's, a Stars and Stripes reporter, headlight and lamp streak by a camping site in front of the Chalet des Cheserys along a piece of the Tour du Mont Blanc hiking trail above the Chamonix Valley, France.
(Joshua L. DeMotts/Stars and Stripes)
Joshua L. DeMotts, a Stars and Stripes photographer, photographs a man-made pile of rocks known as cairns along the Tour du Mont Blanc during an overnight hiking trip above the Chamonix Valley, France.
(Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes)
Chamonix, France, is home to Mount Blanc, the tallest peak in the Alps. Located about 500 kilometers south of Stuttgart, Germany, the Chamonix Valley offers beautiful hiking trails. But with elevations ranging between 6,000 and 8,000 feet, the trip is not for the faint of heart.