Mont Blanc, Chamonix - Xtreme Climbing @sunrise

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Mont Blanc or Monte Bianco (Italian), meaning "White Mountain", is the highest mountain in the Alps, Western Europe and the European Union. It rises 4,810.45 m above sea level and is ranked 11th in the world in topographic prominence.

The mountain lies in a range called the Graian Alps, between the regions of Aosta Valley, Italy, and Haute-Savoie, France. The location of the summit is on the watershed line between the valleys of Ferret and Veny in Italy and the Arve Valley in France.

The two most famous towns near Mont Blanc are Courmayeur in Aosta Valley, Italy, and Chamonix in Haute-Savoie, France—the site of the first Winter Olympics. A cable car ascends and crosses the mountain from Courmayeur to Chamonix.

The Mont Blanc massif is popular for mountaineering, hiking, skiing and snowboarding.

RIP to the 11 alpinists killed last week.

Thanks to Marie for this awesome shot !!!

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  1. Gregoria Gregoriou Crowe 32 months ago | reply

    Absolutely cool... ;-)

  2. Sim~ 32 months ago | reply

    Sweet capture!!!!

  3. swazileigh/ Langman Lightscaping 32 months ago | reply

    AMAZING!!!!!!! to be there!!

  4. gwnam.2008 32 months ago | reply

    the sunlight gives a punch, and the compo of close and far makes feel very spectacular!!

  5. IANLAYZELLUK 32 months ago | reply

    WOW. Amazing adventure and photograph.

  6. yamabuki*** 32 months ago | reply

    Wonderful Shot.

  7. ANGELLA QUINTANA FARCIA MARQUEZ 32 months ago | reply

    Magic shot!... Congrats, David!... Have a nice weekend!...

  8. Rosh Ravindran 32 months ago | reply

    Wow... Nice capture

  9. Sproetje1958 31 months ago | reply

    Stunning series of climb shots!

  10. Todd Wynia 31 months ago | reply

    Really beautiful. Love the sun's warm light.

  11. stepheneverettuk 31 months ago | reply

    Congratulations David!! an absolutely stunning shot.

  12. per..:-) [deleted] 30 months ago | reply

    what a beautiful shot and amazing view !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  13. michael.veltman 29 months ago | reply

    Brilliant light, perspective and scene! Outstanding image!

  14. WanaM3 27 months ago | reply

    A truly remarkable composition and a perspective that few of us will ever see. Very nicely captured. Thank you for always visiting my photostream.

  15. Bino99 24 months ago | reply

    Spectacular!

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