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Mont Blanc 2017

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  • Aiming for August - September 2017 at Chamonix.

    Routes considered:

    • The Three Monts Route (more technical & challenging, seracs danger)
    • The Grands Mulets Route (very long original route, crevasse/deep cracks danger)
    • The Goûter Route (easiest and full of tourists)


    • Rucksack (40 litre)
    • Mountaineering boots (suitable for crampons)
    • Gaiters with a strap under the boots
    • Ice axe
    • Crampons
    • Telescopic ski poles
    • Descender belay
    • Climbing harness and screwgate karabiner
    • Lightweight Helmet
    • Head torch/lamp
    • Warm clothing - eg. down jacket
    • Waterproof jacket with hood and over-trousers (Gore tex)
    • Hat/balaclava
    • Scarf
    • Sunglasses/ski goggles
    • Lightweight gloves
    • Warm gloves/mittens
    • Lightweight wash kit
    • Lightweight first aid kit
    • Water bottle (1 litre)
    • Pocket knife
    • Snack food
    • Sheet sleeping bag (for overnight in the hut.)
    • Snow shovel
    • Beacon


    • Crevasses
    • Serac
    • Guides
    • Avoid warm days causing avalanche and leave during cold hours


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