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Dôme de Chasseforêt 3586 m

"Long ago, the peaks and Vanoise domes were covered with a beautiful meadow where cows, sheep and goats were grazing.

One morning, during milking, an ugly old woman came to ask a little milk to the shepherds. She walked around the pastures, the Dart to Chasseforêt, Arpont the Nants the Sonnailles where the largest herds gathered with their cowbells. But the shepherds, too greedy, refused to give him some milk.

The old lady was a fairy. She went into a rage and threw a curse on the mountains. The snow began to fall constantly, forcing herders and herds down in the valleys. The snow fell so much in the spring, it was not possible to trace the herd or to go to the woods. The ice had covered everything. And it is from this time that the summit is called the dome Chasseforêt (hunting forest). "

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  • Uploaded on August 24, 2013
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    by Catherine A
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ38
    • Taken on 2013/07/31 13:53:04
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 4.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: -1.00 EV
    • No flash