La Dent du Géant 4013m-Massif du Mont-Blanc

La Dent du Géant is one of the most beautiful peaks of the Mont Blanc Massif. Visible as well from the Aiguille du Midi or Pointe Helbronner, it is certainly the most comfortable and large climb from the Torino Gondola. Some days of summer waiting is important, some cordée are led to turn around because of their schedule too late and the risk of a storm. That's why we propose this course on 2 days to sleep in refuge for a morning departure.
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The normal way is the Southwest Face
Difficulties: AD, II, III, IV, A0 by the fixed strings or 5c in free.

(Option) Day 1: Ascent to Torino by the Helbronner cable car, for a gentle acclimatization, the Entréves Ridges, or an another trip, reminders of the rappel can be envisaged or simple night to be early the next morning.

Day 2: Morning departure from Refuge Torino or first cabin of the cable car (be careful in summer, very busy route), it takes 4 hours in total for the climb from the refuge Torino (650M D +) including 150m of rock climbing in mountain shoes.
Approaching from the Torino hut is a fairly flat glacier, then a mixed section of about 400 meters in tight rope up to the dining room. From here it is necessary to count 1h to 2H of climbing on a beautiful granite, the difficulties are clearly reduced by the presence of fixed rope which makes it possible to rise, a rather physical gymnastics with this altitude. Average level 4c to 5b max. Or 5C without the fixed ropes.
The descent is made by 3 rappel from the summit of the Dent du Géant, then return to Torino (2h to 3h) 

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La Dent du Géant 4013m-Massif du Mont-Blanc

The price includes
- coaching by a UIAGM mountain guide
- group max of 2 participants
- price for 2 participants: €200
- price for 1 participant: €400
The price doesn't included
-Transportation to the meeting point (ENTREVES)
- (food and drinks) restoration in refuge (€60 / pers)
- the package of lifts (€60)
- the rental if necessary material
- Mt. Blanc tunnel Passage
Required level
-Being comfortable with crampons,
- being able to climb the level 5
-it is a joint edge race taking place at more than 3500 m, the altitude can be felt
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