14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Mont Blanc (Aiguille du Midi). Every year over 20,000 people attempt to summit the Mont Blanc, a significant number without a single climb under their belt, thus making it the deadliest mountain in Europe. This image shows the incongruity of the many climbers and the resulting crowded wilderness.
© Irfan K.
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||Nov. 19, 2016, 1:41 p.m.