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Ascent to the summit of Mont Blanc in 1834.

  • 119 Pages
  • 4.44 MB
  • English
W. Blackwood & Sons; [etc., etc.] , Edinburgh
Mountaineering, Blanc, Mont (France and I


Blanc, Mont (France and I

StatementBy Martin Barry ...
LC ClassificationsDQ841.M7 B2 1836
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p.l., ii, [2], 119 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6953163M
LC Control Number05008581

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Barry was accompanied by six guides when he made, according to his calculations, the 16th ascent (20th person not counting guides) of Mont Blanc.

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Jacques Balmat, called Balmat du Mont Blanc (–) was a mountaineer, a Savoyard mountain guide, born in the Chamonix valley in Savoy, at this time part of the Kingdom of Sardinia.

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Kazuya, a Japanese climber with a job at a financial brokerage firm, had dreamed about climbing Mont Blanc for a whole year. He finally set foot on the summit last July, together with Jacopo, an IFMGA-certified mountain guide.Barry Martin ASCENT TO THE SUMMIT OF MONT BLANC IN William Blackwood & Sons, Edinburgh; and T.

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