high frontier E by Italy
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> Chamonix Mont Blanc
The boundary between France and Italy has peaks along the SE and S of the upper part of the Mer de Glace or Geant glacier, ranging from Mt Mallet south to the Tour Ronde. Often visited by ski mountaineers. Popular peaks include: Arete de Rochefort, Dent du Geant, Aiguille d'Entreves, Tour Ronde.
snow, ice, mixed: Some routes of these kinds are linked from this area page on MountainProject
. . North Ridge of Tour Ronde - [see this route page
Usually most easily accessed from Pointe Helbronner lift up from Italy, connected with Rifugio Torino hut. But also reached from the Aiguille du Midi lift.
. . (And with greater expense, often in summer season Pointe Helbronner and Rifugio Torino can be reached by mechanical lift from Chamonix).