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On the morning of Tuesday 16 August 2016, at about 5am, three climbers were clambing the Trois Monts route to the summit of Mont-Blanc (4,809m). According to the Dauphiné Libere, the climbers were at about 4,100 meters, approaching the Col du Mount Maudit (4,465m). They were passing below a large outcrop of seracs. A serac is a large block of ice, that might be as big as a small house. Several seracs broke away from the ice pack and triggered a slab avalanche that descended rapidly towards the climbers. The three victims suffered major traumatic shock, that was fatal. The victims were a male...
Mont Blanc du Tacul (4,248) and Mont Maudit (4.465m), from the north-ouest
Luke Stevens and Duncan Potts. source: @Luke Stevens Facebook Profile
On the afternoon of Wednesday 27 July, a British mountaineer, Duncan...
Trail Running - Chamonix and the Mont-Blanc region by Kingsley Jones
Cicerone Press releases a New Guidebook Trail Running - Chamonix and...
The map of the Tour de France 2016 near Chamonix
Tour de France: 17th Stage between “Bern - Finhaut/Barrage d’Emosson...
The Pioneers. source @Facebook
Friday 1 July 2016, the The French Ice Hockey Federation (FFHG)...
WiSBASE from Brévent credit@Compagnie des Guides
An American man (40), dies above Chamonix on Wednesday morning, 29...
Work in progress for the new staircase to the Grands Montets, (3,275 m)
The staircase from the top cable car station of the Grands Montets (3...
The Dome du Rochefort, Mont-Blanc
On the early afternoon of Wednesday 22 June 2016, a mountaineer (57)...
Avalanche on Mont Blanc du Tacul
On the morning of Monday 20 June 2016, at about 11am, a slab...
 WiSBASE from Aiguille du Midi summit
An Italian man 33, dies above the Chamonix Valley on Wednesday 8 June...
Snell Sports
On Saturday 11 June 2016 the Snell Sports store in Chamonix offers...
Opening of Le Tube Photo source @2016 Radio Mont Blanc
Thursday 2 June 2016, Aiguille du Midi celebrates its 60 years of...
Renovation of the Grand Hôtel du Montenvers. Photo source: www.compagniedumontblanc.fr
The Hôtel-Restaurant-Montenvers company, the Chamonix town hall and...