Picco Luigi Amedeo
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|Picco Luigi Amedeo|
|Elevation||4,469 m (14,662 ft)|
|Location||Val d'Aosta, Italy|
|Range||Mont Blanc massif|
|First ascent||20 July 1901 by G.B. and G.F. Gugliermina with the guide Joseph Brocherel|
The mountain is named after Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, after whom the Abruzzi Spur on K2 is also named.
The first ascent of the peak was by G.B. and G.F. Gugliermina with the guide Joseph Brocherel on 20 July 1901. The first ascent of the entire Brouillard ridge including Picco Luigi Amedeo was by Karl Blodig, Humphrey Owen Jones, Geoffrey Winthrop Young with the guide Josef Knubel of St. Niklaus in the canton Valais on 9 August 1911.