By Amanda Stringfellow @amanda_l_s

WITH huge drops, precarious footing and ridges 2,500 meters above the ground – this is a morning run with a difference

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Videographer / Director: Montaz-Rosset Film
Producer: Mark Hodge, Nick Johnson
Editor: Joshua Douglas

Alpine Runner: Sébastien captures his own silhouette as he records his run

Alpine runner Sébastien Montaz-Rosset captured breathtaking footage of his favourite running spots in the French Alps.

Leap: Sébastien jumps towards a glacier

The 40-year-old filmmaker, who lives in Sallanches, France, shared the spectacular views from his daring routes across the rugged and often snow-covered terrain.

Stunning: The runner shared the spectacular views from his daring routes across the rugged and often snow-covered terrain

The clips, taken by Sébastien in May and July this year, show scenes from the Mont Blanc region near his home.

Huge drops, precarious footing and ridges make Sébastien's route a run with a difference

Featuring Lac Blanc and the Varan Ridge, just outside the Chamonix valley, the footage shows the keen athlete pounding the terrain at heights of 2,000 to 2,500 metres.

Head for heights: The footage shows the keen athlete pounding the terrain

Sébastien said: “I grew up in the mountains and have been climbing and doing mountain sports for as long as I can remember.

Don't look down: The route climbed to 2500 metres above ground level

“There's always some risk in the mountains, but I've been running in places like this for a long time.

Rugged: Precarious footing meant Sébastien had to take care on mountain ridges

"I'm a mountain guide and have a lot of experience moving in the mountains.

Sébastien is a mountain guide and have a lot of experience moving in the mountains

“Spending time in the mountains is part of my life, it's a good way to clear my head and get some inspiration.”

Sébastien loves all adventure sports including skiing, climbing and running