Travel advice & practical information for travelogue:

'Climbing Mont Blanc via Grand Couloir'

Useful addresses

New York

Consulate General of France
934 Fifth Avenue
(between 74th and 75th Streets)
New York, NY 10021
Tel.: 212 606-3600
Fax: 212 606-3620


Consulate General of France
6A Cromwell Place
P.O. Box 57
London, SW7 2EW
Tel.: 020 7073 1250
Visa information line (24h): 09065 508 940 ( 1/min.)

Maps and topographic (base) maps

Kaart: Glacier du Tour: IGN, 3630 OT Chamonix
Mont Blanc : IGN, 3531 ET St Gervais
Topo: Franz Königer, Montblanc-Gruppe, Bergverlag Rudolf Rother, München


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If you know in advance which places you're going to visit, you can find out online if and where there are ATM's where you can use your MasterCard and Cirrus or Visa to withdraw money.

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