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[img=253112 right]H - Blonnière's Combe W[/img] ##Ascent Follow the road on the right bank of the Nant de la Blonnière.
At the end of the forest, continue on the right bank, cross the stream around 1650 m and reach a small plateau (1800 m). Possibility also at the exit of the forest, to pass the left bank (in case of a low snowfall). Go along the walls of the Etale then turn left (NE), to gain by an oblique climb one of the 3 points. It is also possible to go up to the 2150 m pass between Merdassier and dent du Chatelet or to the 2250 m pass from the combe to Marion (easier). ##Descending By the same route.<br/><br/>_This Adventure has been shared under the [Creative Commons Share Alike](https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/) licence._