Mont Blanc

News:Experts have warned that a section of the Planpincieux glacier on the iconic Mont Blanc in Italy is at the risk of collapsing.


About Mont Blanc:

  • The Mont Blanc glacier is Western Europe’s highest mountain range.
  • It has 11 peaks above 4,000m in France and Italy and attracts hundreds of thousands of tourists every year.
  • The border between Italy and France passes through the summit of Mont Blanc making it both French and Italian.
  • The rising global temperatures are causing the melting of mountain glaciers and the retreat of polar ice sheets.