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JimTitt


Jul 12, 2012, 8:23 AM
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The normal route up Mt Blanc avalanched early this morning, 9 dead, 4 missing and 9 injured so far.


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Jul 12, 2012, 8:37 AM
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Terrible accident.

My condolences to the friends and family.

Life is short, live well.


edge


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JimTitt wrote:
The normal route up Mt Blanc avalanched early this morning, 9 dead, 4 missing and 9 injured so far.

Very sad news. Condolences to their family and friends.

I descended that route and faced a steady stream of climbers at 10AM. It's a blessing that more were not killed or injured.


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Very unfortunate. Thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed, injured and missing.


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Few European climber also died few days ago in Swiss alps due to avalanche. A disaster year in European alpine climbing.


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Jul 12, 2012, 10:57 AM
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Frown

Hmmmmm...... I've been following an friend of a friend's posts on facebook. He was due to climb either Wednesday or Thursady. At this stage he doesn't seem to be being reported as part of the group that was hit.


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Partner rgold


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Some more info here http://tinyurl.com/d8p9qxg


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My condolences to all.


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