Climbs 20
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 3486m a.s.l

Jon Morgan and Stuart Johnston on the summit ridge of Mont Dolent © Ben Tibbetts

Crag features


This chain of peaks which ring the southeastern end of the Argentière Glacier provides some wonderful mixed and ice 'goulottes' for mid to high grade climbers. Mont Dolent is best known because the borders of France, Italy and Switzerland meet on the summit, meaning that when re-hydrating after your route, you and your climbing partner(s) could be 2m apart but in different countries!

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A single publication from Rockfax with hundreds of routes ranging from short sport ticks to the best multi-day adventures. It is illustrated with some amazing photo-topos, superb maps and with excellent detailed descriptions.
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More Guidebooks:
Neige, Glace et Mixte (1996)
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Mont Dolent South Face 
2South-West Couloir
3Ordinary RouteAD 13
4South-East Ridge Integrale
 Mont Dolent North Face 
6Gallet Ridge
AD+ ***13
7North Ridge
D 3
8Charlet RouteTD 4 *5
 Pointe de Pre de Bar 
10Madness Très MinceTD 5 ***8
11Charlet-GhiliniED1 5 ***5
12Kollop CouloirD  
 Pointe du Domino 
14North couloirD *1
15Charlet-Rebuffat (NNW) SpurD+  
16Petit VikingTD- 4 ***21

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