The Mont-Blanc

General conditions

11 July 2018

Conditions July 11th 2018 »

The conditions of the Tour du Mont-Blanc are good, even if the snowfields are still present at the passes. The ideal weather situation for hiking: the nice weather will probably stay until Saturday morning, hot to very hot every afternoon, without rain. ...

5 July 2018

Conditions July 5th 2018 »

The general conditions of the TMB are quite good but the snowfields have not yet completely disappeared along the way. There still is snow in altitude and in the areas where winter avalanches have deposited large amounts of snow; although the path is well ...

4 July 2018

Casermetta Espace Mont-Blanc Opening day »

The Casermetta Espace Mont-Blanc at the Col de La Seigne, managed by the Safe Mountain Foundation and located at 2365 meters Val Veny (Courmayeur), has opened its doors for the 2018 summer season. An Italian-French team will host hikers and provide all ...

3 July 2018

Conditions July 3rd 2018 »

Attention: a humid and unstable southwesterly stream towards the Western Alps is at the origin of the stormy condition that form randomly. After some sunny spells this morning, new thunderstorms are expected in the afternoon. This risk will persist next ...

2 July 2018

Conditions July 2nd 2018 »

FOCUS Champex-Lac (CH): The route of the Fenêtre d'Arpette (variant) on the Trient side has deteriorated and some part are not marked. The section needs to be repaired and the managers of the paths of the municipality of Trient ask hikers to pass, or the ...

27 June 2018

Conditions June 27th 2018 »

Warning! The TMB variants are still very snowy. Stay on the classic route and check the conditions by asking the refuge managers. In particular, the Fenêtre d'Arpette is very snow-covered on the Arpette side; do not venture for the moment, the path is ...

25 June 2018

Conditions June 25th 2018 »

The sunny weather and the cold temperatures of these days have created very variable conditions on the TMB. Although the sun is strong at low altitudes, temperatures are quite cold already at 2000 m, which is why the snow often remains very hard even during ...

22 June 2018

Conditions June 22th 2018 »

The favorable weather conditions of this early summer and the coming days contribute to the rapid improvement of the conditions of the trails around Mont Blanc. The lower snowfields have now disappeared and the tracks in the areas still covered in snow ...

18 June 2018

Conditions June 18th 2018 »

The high pressure of recent days has improved the conditions of the TMB route. Many snowfields have been reduced or even disappeared, the tracks on the snow are very clear and well marked, the areas exposed to the sun are now in almost optimal conditions. ...

13 June 2018

Conditions June 13th 2018 »

The conditions on the Tour du Mont-Blanc are constantly changing. Despite the snow continues to melt, the main passes of the TMB are still very snow-covered (about a meter of snow at the Col du Bonhomme) and crossing some snowfields requires great attention: ...

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