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high frontier E by Italy

high frontier E by Italy Rock Climbing 

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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].

Getting There 

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).

Climbing Season

For the Chamonix Mont Blanc area.

Weather station 10.2 miles from here

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