Saint Maurice to Martigny, 16.3 km

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The mountain gods were angry my friends, and the wind gusts were unreal. Something needed to be done, and it didn’t take a mace to get there.

After crossing dilapidated bridges, past mythical tricksters and a cow or two, I reached the Pissevache falls.  A rainbow and a dip in the cold water later I made peace with gods, and it only cost me a purple toe in sacrifice. I smashed it really bad, let us hope it’s not broken.

I was now allowed to pass, and surprisingly enough the wind died down as I entered Martigny. At 15 hundred ft, the city joins Italy, France, and Switzerland with its network of roads.

I settled in at a hotel, properly washed my clothes for the first time in weeks and had a late lunch.

The alps are throwing everything at me, wind, rain and now temperatures are projected to drop in the coming days… bring it on.

Daily Cost Breakdown


₣12.00 Breakfast

09.30 Snack

₣08.70 Supermarket

₣65.10 Hotel


₣95.19 Total

Today's stage broken down with the help of Google Earth.

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