Bellecôte

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Bellecôte
Bellecote face nord.jpg
North face of the Bellecôte
Highest point
Elevation 3,417 m (11,211 ft)
Prominence 808 m (2,651 ft) [1]
Coordinates 45°29′34″N 06°46′56″E / 45.49278°N 6.78222°E / 45.49278; 6.78222Coordinates: 45°29′34″N 06°46′56″E / 45.49278°N 6.78222°E / 45.49278; 6.78222
Geography
Bellecôte is located in France
Bellecôte
Bellecôte
France
Location Savoie, France
Parent range Graian Alps
Climbing
First ascent 12 September 1866 by Messrs Nichols and Roswell, with guides from Chamonix
Easiest route Via the Glacier du Cul du Nant (PD-)

The Bellecôte is a mountain in the Vanoise Massif in the Graian Alps, lying in the northern part of the Vanoise National Park and dominating the Peisey-Nancroix valley in Savoie. The north face is immense and austere, whereas the south face is more accessible.

The resort of La Plagne lies on one side of the Bellecôte.

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  1. ^ "Sommet de Bellecote - peakbagger". peakbagger.com. Retrieved 9 March 2015. 

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