Mont Blanc Summit | VD Trad climb at Mont Blanc


2 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
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.

Jacques Balmat Solo (Worked) 8th August 1786

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