The Espace Mont-Blanc

Conditions June 19th 2020

19 June 2020

Here is an update of the TMB conditions for the different sectors:

Swiss:
Information Fenetre d'Arpette variant: on the Champex side is still a bit snowy and tricky to pass! You need very good experience. We recommend doing the normal route (Bovine).

Col du Balme: very doable, very little snow

France:
Col de La Croix du Bonhomme: still enough snow but traced. Col du Bonhomme doable but with a lot of snow.

Lac Blanc:
the path from Col de Montets by the ladders goes well, the normal path too.
Lac Blanc - Flégère: The trails by Index are not recommended! Lots of snow and tricky passages. The lower trail is doable.
Le Refuge Flégère opens on July 4th. Refuge Lac Blanc is open.

Les Houches - Contaminates:
Regarding the passage of the Col de Tricot the footbridge is installed
there is no more snow

Italy
Col Checruit: more snow, some difficult passages, crampons and experience needed.  .
Dolonne cable car opening - Plan Chécrouit July 11
Col de la Seigne: still some snowy passages.
Refugio Elisabetta: opening July 1st
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