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Members of the Compagnie des Guides, wearing their traditional uniform, at the Chamonix cemetery during the annual Fete des Guides. The 2020 event celebrated the 70th anniversary of the summiting, in 1950 by a French team, of Annapurna which was the first time in recorded history a peak over 8000m was climbed. The celebratory event took place in the shadow of COVID-19 restrictions, with obligatory masks for the occasion, which is celebrated on the Feast of the Assumption.