High risk of avalanche in the Mont-Blanc massif


The prefecture of Haute-Savoie has issued a warning yesterday, the 12th of June 2019.

The prefecture of Haute-Savoie said that the high mountains are particularly dangerous in this period and calls for caution.

The Aiguille du Midi 3842m peak in the Mont Blanc massif of the French Alps
Cosmique Refuge, Mont Blanc massif

The message was posted on the Twitter account of the administration and advised climbers to postpone their plans for the next few days.

"60 cm of freshly fallen snow during the last two days at the Cosmiques refuge and 1 metre at the Aiguille du Midi, accompanied by a strong multidirectional wind (Foehn + east wind)."

La préfecture de Haute-Savoie via Twitter, 14:38, June 12th, 2019.

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