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Mont Blanc summit First Ascent Chamonix monument Mountain Conquest history Royalty Free Stock Photo
First Ascent Mont Blanc Chamonix Mountain history Conquest monument summit Royalty Free Stock Photo
Mont Blanc Chamonix First Ascent Mountain history Conquest monument summit Royalty Free Stock Photo
Chamonix Mountain history Mont Blanc First Ascent Conquest monument summit Royalty Free Stock Photo
Chamonix summit history Conquest monument First Ascent of Mont Blanc summit Royalty Free Stock Photo
   
   
Mont Blanc summit First Ascent Chamonix monument Mountain Conquest history
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
Jacques Balmat at the side of Horace Benedict de Saussure - left, The Father of Alpinism, in a monument erected at Chamonix. In 1760 he offered a financial reward to anyone who could complete the first ascent of Mont Blanc Monte Bianco and reach the summit. Jacques Balmat, a mountaineer, a Savoyard mountain guide, born in theChamonix valley in Savoy, completed the first ascent of Mont Blanc with doctor physician Michel-Gabriel Paccard on 8 August 1786. It was a major accomplishment in the early history of mountaineering, an amazing feat of endurance, determination and sustained courage.


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