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Mount Blanc  


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Elevation: 15,781'
Location: 45.8336, 6.865 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Officially: the tallest point in the Alps & western Europe @ 4,810 m (15,781 ft). Its summit lies in either France or Italy, depending on who you ask.

Getting There 

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mount Blanc:
Goûter Route   Easy Snow PG13     Snow, Grade V   
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View of Mont Blanc at Sunset from the north ridge of the Goûter Couloir

Goûter Route Easy Snow PG13  Europe : France : Mount Blanc
The route typically starts by taking the Tramway de Mont Blanc (TMP) from Saint-Gervais-les-Bains to Nid d'Aigle. From here, the climb follows up a rocky path to the Refuge de Tête Rousse. At this point, the route goes toward the Goûter Corridor (also known as the Grand Couloir). This Couloir is perhaps the greatest objective danger of the route as it is often peppered with rockfall. Crossing it early in the morning will help to minimize the risk of rockfall. Conversely, in the evening, the...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Bouldering in Chamonix, photo: Bob Horan Collection
Bouldering in Chamonix, photo: Bob Horan Collectio...
From the Aguille du Midi
From the Aguille du Midi
Monte Bianco
BETA PHOTO: Monte Bianco
Waiting in line at a crevasse.
Waiting in line at a crevasse.
View from the Aguille du Midi
View from the Aguille du Midi
Getting closer.
Getting closer.
This is a view from the mountaineering museum.
This is a view from the mountaineering museum.
The Mont Blanc Massif from the air.  Lake Geneva in the foreground.
The Mont Blanc Massif from the air. Lake Geneva i...
The gnarly North side of Mont Blanc.
The gnarly North side of Mont Blanc.
Climbers seen from the Aguille du Midi
Climbers seen from the Aguille du Midi
North of Mont Blanc lie the awesome walls of Mont Maudit (Left) & Mont Blanc du Tacul (right).  The beautiful granite pillar in the center is the Grand Capucin.
North of Mont Blanc lie the awesome walls of Mont ...
A view from the Aguille du Midi
A view from the Aguille du Midi
The Aiguille du Grepon (pointy spire 2nd from left), the Dru (twin-summitted spire at center), and Aiguille Verte (pyramid summit on the right) rising above the Mer de Glace.  The classic Bonatti Pillar climbs the left skyline of the Dru.
The Aiguille du Grepon (pointy spire 2nd from left...
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