Picco Luigi Amedeo
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|Picco Luigi Amedeo|
|French: Pointe Louis Amédée|
|Elevation||4,460 m (14,630 ft)|
|Prominence||39 m ↓|
|Isolation||0.73 km → M Blanc de Courmayeur|
|Location||Aosta Valley, Italy|
|Parent range||Mont Blanc massif|
|First ascent||20 July 1901 by G.B. and G.F. Gugliermina with the guide Joseph Brocherel|
Picco Luigi Amedeo (French: Pointe Louis Amédée) (4,460 metres (14,630 ft)) 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 Aostan 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.
- Institut géographique national (1986). 3531 est st-gervais-les-bains mont blanc (Map) (2 ed.). 1:25,000. Serie bleue (in French). Paris: Institut Géographique National.