Mountain lovers can find all the information they need to prepare their ascent of the Mont Blanc, in the Chamonix valley at the Chamonix Mont-Blanc tourist office website. Packed with information for visitors to this great tourist destination, mountaineering enthusiasts and climbers can learn more about itineraries and mountain guide companies, up to date weather reports, accommodation booking online, for a thrilling and successful mountain holiday in the French Alps.
The ascent of the Mont Blanc has attracted climbers and hikers from all over the world since the conquest of its summits by Jacques Balmat and Michel G. Paccard in the late 18th century. At approximately 4,810m altitude, the Mont Blanc is the highest summit in Europe and lies on the French-Italian border.
The Chamonix valley, home to the Mont Blanc massif is higly popular for mountaineering, hiking biking and skiing in the winter. The natural beauty of the wide open spaces, the renowned glacier formations and breathtaking views from the "roof of Europe" are just some of the attractions of the challenge of the Mont Blanc ascent.
For your mountain holiday, discover all available summer and winter activities in Chamonix Mont Blanc resort, in the heart of the French Alps : skiing, hiking, mountain biking, mountaineering, paragliding, canyoning, rafting, climbing, golf... And of course the Vallee Blanche ski descent.
Many itineraries are possible from Chamonix, the High Mountain office recommends that the ascent of the Mont Blanc should be attempted by experienced climbers only and in the company of a professional mountain guide.
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