This is a short video on the opening of new route on the aiguille Croux in the Mont Blanc massif.
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Although not really visible the Ag Chardonnet massif loomed above us and ahead. I was musing on the possibility (although considering how long I have been climbing), rather, the probability of having an Epic.
This summer alone has seen a number of major accidents in the Mont Blanc, Chamonix area and in the last week alone, a guide and his 5 clients were killed on the Aiguille d’Argentiere, followed by another guide and his 2 clients on the Aiguille Du Midi.
The frozen body of trainee guide Patrice Hyvert who went missing in 1982, aged 23, has been found by two mountain-climbers.
A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades.
Climbing Mont Blanc (fast), the highest peak in the Alps.
A man has described how he helped save two friends stranded 3,500m (11,500ft) up western Europe’s highest mountain after they sent him a text message.