Aiguille de Rochefort

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Aiguille de Rochefort
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The Aiguille de Rochefort
Elevation 4,001 m (13,127 ft)
Location
Aiguille de Rochefort is located in Alps
Aiguille de Rochefort
Aiguille de Rochefort
France / Italy
Range Mont Blanc massif
Coordinates 45°51′43″N 6°57′36″E / 45.86194°N 6.96000°E / 45.86194; 6.96000Coordinates: 45°51′43″N 6°57′36″E / 45.86194°N 6.96000°E / 45.86194; 6.96000
Geology
Type Granite
Climbing
First ascent 14 August 1873 by James Eccles with guides Alphonse and Michel Payot
Easiest route Traverse of the Rochefort arête from the Torino Hut

The Aiguille de Rochefort (4,001 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in France and Italy. The peak lies on the Rochefort arête between the Dent du Géant and the Grandes Jorasses and is usually climbed during a traverse of the ridge.[1]

The first ascent of the peak was by James Eccles and guides Alphonse and Michel Payot on 14 August 1873.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Dumler, Helmut and Burkhardt, Willi P., The High Mountains of the Alps, London: Diadem, 1994, p. 182

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