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CLOSURE OF THE PANORAMIQUE MONT-BLANC TROUGHOUT THE 2018 SUMMER

CLOSURE OF THE PANORAMIQUE MONT-BLANC TROUGHOUT THE 2018 SUMMER

CLOSURE OF THE PANORAMIQUE MONT-BLANC TROUGHOUT THE 2018 SUMMER.
 
The Eleanor tropical storm at the beginning of the winter season caused considerable damage to the Panoramique Mont-Blanc lift. This gondola links the summit of the Aiguille du Midi to the Italian border at the Pointe Helbronner.
At the present time, maintenance teams at the Aiguille du Midi alongside various subcontractors are planning the operations necessary to replace the damaged cable of this lift.
This operation can only take place at the end of the winter season &, as yet, there is no certainty to the duration of the work which, undoubtedly, will be long & costly. However, the Compagnie du Mont-Blanc has confirmed its intention to reopen the Panoramique Mont-Blanc gondola as soon as possible whatever the cost may be.
Aiguille du Midi cable-car which will continue to be open daily.

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