Mont Blanc Summit | VD Trad climb at Mont Blanc


2 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Jacques Balmat Solo (Worked) 8th August 1786

A major accomplishment, and one that is considered to mark the start of modern alpinism.

Michel-Gabriel Paccard Solo (Worked) 8th August 1786

Paccard made several unsuccessful attempts, first in 1783 and then in 1784, before making the successful first ascent.