Horror On One Of Chamonix’s Most Famous Trails

Disaster Struck On One Of Chamonix’s Most Popular Hiking Trails.
Lac Blanc→Col des Montets Trail Closed

Aiguille Pourrie Claims The Life Of A Young Doctor

The Rotten Needle Claims The Life Of a Young Doctor From The Mont Blanc Massif.

Anomaly Found… Brévent Closed Down

Access Up To The Brévent By Foot Or Via La Flégère Only.

Missing Climbers | Italian Bodies Found

Thanks to an analysis of the images collected by the drone, the PGHM was able to identify a clue.  The presence of a rope tangled up in snow and rocks, located at the base of the Couloir Chevalier.

Courmayeur | Landslide, Two Dead

Val Ferret is no longer accessible by road.  It will take at least ten days to clear the 25,000 cubic meters of rock thats cutting the valley in two.

TMB | Au Revoir Marie, Jeanne, Anne!

Sadly the girls Anne, Marie and Jeanne will be phased out, they’ve been in service for 65 years and are the names of the three daughters of the line’s owner at the time of electrification.

Chamonix Legends | René Claret-Tournier

“The Mont Blanc is two days of climbing, many guides wanted to go home after the summit. I could stay up there all week, I would base myself in the Tête Rousse refuge and guide four Mont Blanc’s during one week. ”

Simond | Director Losses His Life

Chamonix is in mourning after it loses yet another loved and respected member of the community, Olivier Bonnet.  Director of the historic mountain equipment and climbing company Simond.

Dômes de Miage | 3 Climbers Lose Their Lives

The men are of French nationality aged 49, 55 and 56 years old.  All of them originally from metropolitan France, they were currently living in the Reunion Island and were on holiday in the Mont Blanc Massif.

Climber Falls 20 Meters | Chamonix Les Gaillands

The 53 year old was a regular climber when on vacation here in Chamonix.