On slope of Mont Blanc by dimachatrov

… 8th August 1786 two brave adventurous men, physician Michel-Gabriel Packard and hunter Jacques Balma reached the tope of Mont Blanc. It was first successful attempt to make a summit of highest peak of the Alps. Since then all climbers celebrate their holiday on August 8, designated as the International Day of Mountaineering – Dehn Alpinism.

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