Picco Luigi Amedeo

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Picco Luigi Amedeo
Picco Luigi Amedeo is located in Italy
Picco Luigi Amedeo
Picco Luigi Amedeo
Location in Italy
Elevation 4,469 m (14,662 ft)
Location
Location Val d'Aosta, Italy
Range Mont Blanc massif
Coordinates 45°49′19″N 06°51′55″E / 45.82194°N 6.86528°E / 45.82194; 6.86528Coordinates: 45°49′19″N 06°51′55″E / 45.82194°N 6.86528°E / 45.82194; 6.86528
Climbing
First ascent 20 July 1901 by G.B. and G.F. Gugliermina with the guide Joseph Brocherel

Picco Luigi Amedeo (4,469 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in the Val d'Aosta, Italy. It lies on the Brouillard ridge to the summit of Mont Blanc.

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.