Death in the Alps http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/22410/all en Mont Blanc: Nine climbers killed in French Alps avalanche http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120712/6-climbers-killed-french-alps-avalanche-mont-blanc-chamonix A further six people are missing, believed to be buried under the snow on the slopes of Mont-Maudit – the third-highest peak in the massif, which is popular with climbers in the summer.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/120712/6-climbers-killed-french-alps-avalanche-mont-blanc-chamonix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Death in the Alps Travel/Tourism France Culture & Lifestyle Thu, 12 Jul 2012 11:04:00 +0000 Amanda Morrow 5711526 at http://www.globalpost.com