Mont Blanc du Tacul: A skier injured his neck vertebrae in the Gervasutti corridor

 

On Tuesday 10 May 2022 at the start of the afternoon, the Chamonix High Mountain Gendarmerie Peloton (PGHM) rescued a skier who had fallen in the Gervasutti corridor (3300 m), located on the east face of Mont Blanc du Tacul (4248 m). The Gervasutti Corridor on FATMAP

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East face of Mont Blanc du Tacul. Photo source: @www.camptocamp.org
The skier was evacuated with the Choucas 74 helicopter. Photo Le DL / B.S.
View of the east face of the Tacul. Photo source: @www.camptocamp.org

 

According to Le Dauphine, the 55-year-old man suffered from neck pain was transported by the Choucas 74 gendarmerie helicopter to Sallanches hospital.

Earlier in the morning, the gendarmes rescuers also intervened for a hiker with ankle injury in the near the buvette de Caillet.

A mountaineer suffering from a knee injury under the summit of the Aiguille Verte and another exhausted man evolving under Mont Blanc on the Grand Plateau were evacuated to the DZ des Bois.

Source: @Le Dauphiné Libéré

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