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Mont Blanc (4810 m) (MB)

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About Mont Blanc (4810 m) (MB):

Mont Blanc

15,781 feet (4,810 meters)

One of the most beautiful mountains in the world, Mont Blanc is the heart of Chamonix, a town filled with climbers. It stands as the tallest mountain in Western Europe.

First Accent: Jacques Balmat, Michel Gabriel Paccard, Crystal Hunter; August 8, 1786.

Speed Accent: P.A. Gobet; 5 hours & 10 min.

CAMPING: Most people stay in the huts and they are usually overcrowded. Post a tent up outside if this is the case.


  • Griffin Lindsay: Mont Blanc Massif, vol I. Alpine Club 1996.

  • Eberlein Hartmut: Mont-Blanc-Gruppe - Gebietsführer für Bergsteiger und Klettere.

  • Gaston Rebuffat: The Mont Blanc Massif : The 100 Finest Routes. The Mountaineers Books, 1996.

  • Goedeke Richard: The Alpine 4000m Peaks by the Classic Routes. Bâton Wicks, 1991.

  • Laroche/Lelong: Die Gipfel des Montblanc. Munich 1999.

  • Dumler Helmut /Burkhardt Willi P.: The High Mountains of the Alps.

  • Damilano/Perroux, Neige, Glace Et Mixte: Mont Blanc.Editions Ice 1996.

Nearest town or city: Chamonix
Directions: You can get there from Paris, or Geneva. There lifts and trains out of Chamonix which take you to the top where the routes begin.
Latitude, Longitude: 45.83400, 6.80500
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Camping: Yes
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