Dents d'Herens (4171 mtrs)

Dent d'Hérens
From the Rifugio Aosta is a few meters downhill a clear path following the moraine up to the glacier, about 3100 m. Ascending terrain at left side by simply continue on the glacier at 3300 m level (some columns) and the deep mat yoke passed by a wide pelvis, then a further boost to the foot of the ridge, which goes away form the Dent d'Hérens.
From here to the left, holding under the mountain until shortly where it will be easier to pass through the slope Just about 30 meters high, then left in a relatively simple area. It is now more or less pronounced upward track after passing the border to Switzerland at about 3960 m distance.
Next scarce on the Swiss side, only snow, at the end a little more rock with a few points plattigen II, abseiling here goes on a chain (left). At the left side is the main ridge and now over the ridge is surprisingly simple (I) to the summit.


46° 1' 38.9352" N, 7° 47' 21.5052" E

trekking features

  • Length < 7 days
  • Maximum Altitude >4000m and <4500m
  • Difficulty - Medium

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