In order to get an other overview of the Mont Blanc and Aiguille du midi, we took the cable car from Argentière (1252m) to the Lognan plateau (1972m) then the Aiguille des Grands Montets (3233m). From here you can see a spectacular panoramic view of the Drus, Aiguille Verte, Aiguilles de Chamonix and Argentière glacier.
Thursday August 9th 2012: “Three Mont Blanc route” : Mont Blanc du Tacul, Mont Maudit, Mont Blanc.
At 6h30 we took the cable-car from Chamonix to the top of l’Aiguille du Midi (3842 m) then Climb up to the shoulder of Mont Blanc du Tacul (4100 m), then over Mont Maudit (4280 m). We continue up the Brenva (4303) pass and to the peak of Mont Blanc (4810 m) : An hiking time of 4hours7 minutes. Hold-up of the Mont Blanc, so back to chamonix using the same way.