|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1358|
|First successful climber(s):||Bonifacius Rotarius|
|Nearest major airport:||Turin, Italy|
|Convenient Center:||Pont, Italy|
Roche Melon, only thirty miles west of Turin, Italy, was the first high Alpine peak to be either attempted or successfully climbed. The climber, Bonifacius Rotarius of Asti, later built a small chapel on the summit, which still stands today.