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A break in the assault of Mont Blanc. The Ultra-Trail of Mont Blanc, also called UTMB, is the myth of the trail. Day and night, 10,000 runners are looking for escape and sensations. But nature and trail are compatible? For some environmental defenders, the mountain would be weakened by events of this kind. Too many people on the trails, sometimes in sensitive areas.
The trail went green
"When you have about 2,000 people over a period of 24 or 36 hours, the animals are constantly disturbed by the vibrations generated by the steps. It's like camping on the edge of the highway. You have a constant come and goYves Perol, from the association des Réserves naturelles des rouges rouges, said: "The Mont Blanc trail has therefore become more ecological, and its ecological footprint has become a priority: marked trails, organic supplies and volunteers. on the trails, their goal is to leave the mountain untouched.
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