by andre hangaard » Tue May 15, 2007 1:09 pm
by Nikman » Sat May 19, 2007 11:27 am
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by Tomás Blázquez » Thu May 24, 2007 8:42 am
by andre hangaard » Sat May 26, 2007 11:31 am
by Nanuls » Sat May 26, 2007 12:55 pm
by Moni » Sat May 26, 2007 3:26 pm
by Nanuls » Sat May 26, 2007 3:36 pm
by Moni » Sat May 26, 2007 5:32 pm
by Nikman » Tue May 29, 2007 9:57 am
Nanuls wrote:Hello all
I also plan to climb Mont Blanc this summer in early July (also by the Goûter route), but I was planning to camp/bivy around the Goûter Shelter, rather than booking in any of the huts. Has anyone got any advice about this? I know people do it but is camping really that suitable at this location?
Moni wrote:Technically, it is illegal to camp on Mont Blanc, but it doesn't seem to be enforced.
At that elevation and in that high use area, camping is not a good idea. There's not that much room and sanitation is an issue. If the hut is very full (the majority sleep on the floor every night, as we did when we climbed it,) it is also too full to accommodate campers looking for a toilet and water. The environmental impact of camping, especially in that place, flies in the face of mountain ethics.
by morceaux » Tue May 29, 2007 11:23 am
by Moni » Tue May 29, 2007 2:40 pm
by Nanuls » Tue May 29, 2007 3:00 pm
Moni wrote:Every source I have read (including my guidebooks) expressly states that camping outside of established campgrounds is illegal in the Mont Blanc area.
by andre hangaard » Tue May 29, 2007 4:10 pm
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