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Mont Blanc climber finds 50-year-old treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires worth $332,000

A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires that had been buried for decades. The jewels, estimated to be worth up to 246,000 euros ($332,000), lay hidden in a metal…

British climber falls to death on way to Mont Blanc

A British mountaineer fell to his death Saturday while climbing on a popular access route to France’s Mont Blanc known as the Gouter corridor, police said. The climber, aged about 30, “probably lost his balance” and fell while he was with four friends in an especially dangerous area dubbed the…

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