Les Bans

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Les Bans
Bans face nord.jpg
North face of Les Bans at the head of the Vénéon valley
Highest point
Elevation 3,669 m (12,037 ft)
Coordinates 44°50′54″N 6°20′10″E / 44.84833°N 6.33611°E / 44.84833; 6.33611Coordinates: 44°50′54″N 6°20′10″E / 44.84833°N 6.33611°E / 44.84833; 6.33611
Geography
Les Bans is located in France
Les Bans
Les Bans
France
Location Hautes-Alpes/Isère, France
Parent range Dauphiné Alps
Climbing
First ascent July 14, 1878 by W. A. B. Coolidge, Christian Almer and U. Almer
Easiest route PD+ (glacier approach, rock scramble)

Les Bans (3,669 m) is a mountain in the Massif des Écrins in the Dauphiné Alps, first climbed by W. A. B. Coolidge, Christian Almer and U. Almer on July 14, 1878.

There are three main summits on the mountain:

  • South summit 3,669 m
  • North-west summit 3,630 m
  • North summit 3,662 m

Huts[edit]

  • Chalet Hôtel du Gioberney (1,700 m)
  • Les Bans hut (2,076 m)
  • Pilatte refuge (2,580 m)

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