Grand Montets Chamonix Fire

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Snow Dog, Sep 13, 2018.

  1. Snow Dog

    Snow Dog Hard Yards

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    Yesterday a fire destroyed the Grand Monets mid station. Our 8yo was in forest school under the cable car when the huge cables collapsed around them and just missed the school group!
    (We were on the cable car on Saturday - and commented on how decrepit the buildings were looking!)
    https://france3-regions.francetvinf...pherique-grands-montets-chamonix-1539050.html

    They may have difficulty opening this winter - and if they do, limited service.

    Le Tour main access gondola is also having difficulties which may impact its opening this winter.

    Midi is closed until December due to cable issues.

    They have had an awful run of bad luck this summer. Also - local news paper running articles suggesting broader lift infrastructure issues. This will have a big impact on the winter trade.
     
  2. teckel

    teckel Old n' Crusty
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  3. Snow Dog

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    Thanks teckel - now got it!!