Elevation: 4,808 m
Mountain Range: The Alps
Countries: France, Italy
Continent: Europe
More Facts:

  • Highest mountain in the Alps
  • Has the highest fatality rate in Europe (approximately 100 climbers per year)
  • Situated in the limit between France and Italy
  • Its height fluctuates every year, depending on the depth of the summit’s snowcap
  • First climbed in August 8th , 1786 by Jacques Balmat and Michel Paccard