First descent on the North face of Mont Blanc
Last thurday, after being dropped the day before on the Dome du Gouter by the CMBH helicopter and after a bivouac on the Vallot hut, the swiss Jean Yves Michellod (33 years old) skied the north face of the Mont Blanc.
A descent of 2800m till the Plan de l'Aiguille in ski bob.
The 'first' descent on the north face of the MB, specially for a person that after the accident, the doctors said that he would have a lot of troubles to go to the toilet.
The swiss skier, winner of the Extreme de Verbier, become paraplegic in 2006 after a ski accident.
Chinese emmigrants found in the Tunnel du MB
Yesterday morning, the Gendarmerie du Tunnel du Mont Blanc, found on the north side of the TMB two chinese emmigrants without any identification papers.
These 2 persons, that arrived from the Italian side of the tunnel, were sent to the detention center of Lyon.