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First Ascent Guide Caroline George Guides Kuffner Ridge
Posted on October 15, 2010

By Caroline George Serving as a border between Italy and France, the Kuffner Ridge separates two spectacular cirques: the Maudit Cirque and the Brenva (south side of Mont Blanc). The ridge was first climbed in the late 1800s by Mr. Kuffner, who had to chop steps the whole way for his clients.