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Mont Blanc is commonly known as the Death Mountain or the White Killer, according to Summit Post. It kills so many people every year that it is difficult to find a site online that determine an exact number. Estimates point at a total of about 8,000 people. The mountain is extremely popular – more than 20,000 people visit it a year. According to The Atlantic, the problem comes from the fact the climb is advertised as a “long walk” that anyone in fairly good shape can master. The result is unexperienced and unqualified climbers attempting to conquer it. It gets too crowded. “The crowded slopes also mean competition for footing in narrow places, as teams attempt to pass each other, and long waits at some points for access to passageways -- which means that climbers are exposed to high-altitude health risks, as well as cold and bad weather, for longer periods of time.”