Italian mountaineer makes a fatal fall in the Grandes Jorasses



The summit of Grandes Jorasses in Mont Blanc, in the French Alps. – PHILIPPE DESMAZES / AFP

It is a summit not far from the Italian border. On Monday, a 36-year-old Italian mountaineer committed suicide on the north side of the Grandes Jorasses. While climbing only this rocky rock
Mont-Blanc massif, he made a fatal fall of 600 meters, was learned
mountain.

"The man only climbed the north face and was not insured, it was a rope that evolved above him and that the warning issued around noon when he saw it fall," said the AFP high-ranking gendarmerie platoon (PGHM) of Chamonix.

A very famous track

The fall of the climber took place on the Spur Walker, one of the most famous routes on the north side of the Grandes Jorasses between France and Italy.


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