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Panoramabillede af Stéphane Meurisse EXPERT Taget 10:15, 19/12/2009 - Views loading...

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Mont Valier - Ariege Pyrénées - 2838 mètres

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Summit of Mont Valier (Ariège Pyrenees - 2838m)
First storm of the season and ... fog at the top (despite the announcement of a more favorable weather) not to mention rather snowy conditions requiring crampons / ice axes ...

Second attempt in the summer ... up very early in the morning at the refuge ... I come just for the sunrise with a beautiful "sea of clouds"!

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A: Sommet du Mont Valier - Ariège

Af Stéphane Meurisse, 40 meter væk

Sommet du Mont Valier - Ariège

B: Sommet du Mont Valier - 2838 m - Ariège Pyrénées

Af Stéphane Meurisse, 50 meter væk

Mount Valier is a peak of 2 838 m located in the Pyrenees, in Couserans. The finest summit Couserans ...

Sommet du Mont Valier - 2838 m - Ariège Pyrénées

C: Col de Faustin - Mont Valier

Af Stéphane Meurisse, 300 meter væk

Col Faustin is an obligatory passage to reach the Mont Valier. It is also the culmination of a corrid...

Col de Faustin - Mont Valier

D: Refuge du Mont Valier : Les Estagnous

Af Stéphane Meurisse, 650 meter væk

"Estagnous" The refuge is located in the "Mont Valier" reserve (Ariège - France). It allows to reach ...

Refuge du Mont Valier : Les Estagnous

E: Etang De Bethmale

Af benjamin-suzanne, 6.9 km væk

Etang De Bethmale

F: Le col de la core

Af benjamin-suzanne, 7.0 km væk

Le col de la core

G: Sentenac d'oust

Af benjamin-suzanne, 11.3 km væk

Sentenac d'oust

H: Cominac

Af benjamin-suzanne, 15.4 km væk

Cominac

I: Un pre a Cominac

Af benjamin-suzanne, 17.5 km væk

Un pre a Cominac

J: 360 Pic Certascan

Af jampla, 19.2 km væk

panoramica de 360 º des de el Pic de Certascan al Pallars, feta el 13 de Juliol de 2014, hem sortit d...

360 Pic Certascan

Dette panorama blev taget i France

Dette er et overblik over France

France is affectionately referred to as "the Hexagon" for its overall shape.

French history goes back to the Gauls, a Celtic tribe which inhabited the area circa 300BC until being conquered by Julius Caesar.

The Franks were the first tribe to adopt Catholic Christianity after the Roman Empire collapsed. France became an independent location in the Treaty of Verdun in (843 AD), which divided up Charlemagne's Carolingian Empire into several portions.

The French monarchy reached its zenith during the reign of Louis XIV, the Sun King, who stood for seventy-two years as the Monarch of all Monarchs. His palace of Versailles and its Hall of Mirrors are a splendid treasure-trove of Baroque art.

The French Revolution ended the rule of the monarchy with the motto "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity!" On July 14th, 1789 angry mobs stormed La Bastille prison and began the Revolution in which Louis XVI, his wife Marie-Antoinette and thousands of others met the guillotine.

One decade after the revolution, Napolean Bonaparte seized control of the Republic and named himself Emperor. His armies conquered most of Europe and his Napoleonic Code became a lasting legal foundation for concepts of personal status and property.

During the period of colonization France controlled the largest empire in the world, second only to Britain.

France is one of the founding members of the European Union and the United Nations, as well as one of the nuclear armed nations of the world.

Text by Steve Smith.

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