HORACE-BÉNÉDICT DE SAUSSURE
Horace-Bénédict de Saussure, an eighteenth century aristocrat from Geneva, was the first scientist to become passionate about Mont Blanc.
Henriette d’Angeville was the second woman to reach the summit of Mont Blanc in 1838 after Marie Paradis did so in 1808.
LUIGI AMEDEO DI SAVOIA DUCA DEGLI ABRUZZI
Italian prince Luigi Amedeo Di Savoia, was known for his expeditions outside of Europe, he was also intensely active as a climber in the western Alps.
Walter Bonatti is an essential lynchpin in the history of mountain climbing globally and his career is inextricably linked to the western Alps.
LIVE A VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE
IN OUR INTERACTIVE GALLERIES
Simultaneously navigate in a vast selection of the most significant finds of the National Mountain Museum of Turin and the Chamonix-Mont-Blanc Alpine Museum to understand the past and present of the western Alps, and try to imagine their future.