Range

Mont Blanc Massif

Region(s): Europe, Italy: (Aosta Valley), France: (Rhône-Alpes)
Parent Range: Graian Alps
Max. Elevation: 4 810 m / 15 781 ft
Geology: Tectonic
Average Length: N/D
Average Width: N/D
Image of Mont Blanc Massif
Credit: www.savoie-mont-blanc.com

Overview

Range Name(s): Mont Blanc Massif
Max. Elevation: 4 810 m / 15 781 ft
Region(s): Europe
Location: Europe, Italy: (Aosta Valley), France: (Rhône-Alpes)
Activity type: Mountaineering, Hiking, Backcountry Skiing
Starting Point: 45.83261439500902
6.864877790258563
Parent Range: Graian Alps
Geology: Tectonic
Snow line: 2 900-3 200 m / 9 514-10 499 ft
Average Length: Please update
Average Width: Please update
Nearst
Airport(s):
Geneva International Airport (GVA)
Convenience Center(s): Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
National
Park(s):
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Location

Europe, Italy: (Aosta Valley), France: (Rhône-Alpes)
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    Mont Blanc massif Area – is a cult atmospheric place, the cradle of mountaineering. Here is the highest and the most famous mountain in Western Europe, and about 10 peaks and a wide variety of trekking and climbing routes. The Chamonix Valley is famous for its ice falls. In and around Chamonix you can find more than 200 routes for all levels and skills. The valley itself offers you more than 10 spots where you can use your crampons and ice axes. The Chamonix valley and Mont Blanc Massif are excellent for ski de randonnée (ski touring). Climbing in the Mont-Blanc massif and the Chamonix Valley means compact rock, high mountains, superb granite and miles of gneiss. Crags are usually equipped. Mountain routes may be partially equipped, but usually have at least abseil points in place.
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    Mont Blanc - the highest in the Alps, and perhaps the best known. There are more than 10 mountains, whose height is greater than 4000 meters. Mountains are granite and gneiss.
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    Located in Western Alps on the border of France (Haute-Savoie) and Italy (Aosta Valley), about 28% of massif lies in Switzerland. At the western foot of Mont Blanc, on the French sidethere is a ski resort of Chamonix. The south, on the Italian side - Courmayeur.
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    In the port long, almost 1200 km stretch alpine ridges throughout Europe. At its widest point, between lakes Walen and Garde massif is 250 km wide. Begins steeply rising from the blue Mediterranean Sea, and just as suddenly ends along the Danube near Vienna. A large mountain range runs through seven   ... Read more

     

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Last update: Anastasia Pivnyuk (05 Feb 2017) • History
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