"montenvers - mer de glace" Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Warnings Or Dangers Tip by call_me_rhia

  mer de glace... ice sea... it's cold
by call_me_rhia

This is a warning only aimed at people who have never been on a mountain: the montenvers station is at 1913 metres above sea-level - which means that in spring and autumn it's cold. In winter it's chilly. In summer it depends on the weather. So do bring some warm clothes, and eventually mittens, a hat and scarf. It may sound obvious, but well... just go there in the fall and enjoy the sight of many asian tourists freezing in shorts: they're more numerous than you could think.

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  • Written Nov 9, 2002
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