Tag Archives | Mont Blanc

Why Have There Been So Many Deaths On Mont Blanc This Season?

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.


Frozen body of mountaineer discovered 32 years after death on Mont Blanc

The frozen body of trainee guide Patrice Hyvert who went missing in 1982, aged 23, has been found by two mountain-climbers.


Climber finds treasure trove off Mont Blanc

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.


Video: Dakota Jones on Mont Blanc

Climbing Mont Blanc (fast), the highest peak in the Alps.


Man tells of text message Mont Blanc mountain rescue

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.