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18 Aug 2017

The Mayor of St Gervais and councillor for the Mont-Blanc area, Jean-Marc Peillex, has signed an arrêté municipale (local by-law) enforcing a minimum equipment and clothing list to be adhered to by anyone attempting the mountain via its popular Goûter Route, with immediate effect. Read more

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