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

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


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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