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Grand Pilier d'Angle

Valle d'Aosta, ITALY

Climbs 9 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 4243m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
This shoulder of the Peuterey Ridge has two distinct faces rising above the Brenva glacier. The Northeast face, which contains a considerable number of routes in close proximity, offers some of the finest mixed climbing in the range. The East face is a huge rock wall and contains areas of good and bad granite, subjecting the routes to stonefall. An ascent of the Grand Pilier d'Angle is a serious proposition as the only logical way off is to continue over the summit of Mont Blanc by following the Peuterey Ridge.

Mont Blanc Massif Vol. 1 (2002)

Climbs at this crag

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 Climb nameGradex
1Grand Pilier d'Angle summitsummit  
2North-East Face (Bonatti-Zappelli Route)ED1  
3Dufour-Frehel Route by Direct FinishED1  
4Direct StartED1  
5Gabarrou-Long RouteTD+  
 Climb nameGradex
6Cechinel NomineED1 1
7North-East PillarED1  
8East FaceED1  
9Divine ProvidenceED4 1
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