|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1879|
|First successful climber(s):||William Coolidge, Christian Almer|
|Nearest major airport:||Turin or Genoa, Italy, Nice, France|
|Convenient Center:||Valdieri, Italy|
Argentera is the highest mountain in the Maritime Alps. Argentera is located just thirty miles from the Mediterranean Sea, and is the farthest south of the 3,000-meter Alpine peaks. The mountain is located within Italy's Natural Park of the Argentera, which meets the National Park of Mercantour at the French border. The Argentera massif dominates both parks, its solid rock peak rising above glaciers, lakes and surrounding forests
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 3 trip reports for Argentera.
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- Log #206 - by Alain Figer on Oct 20, 2000I did it as a soloer, starting at Pian de la Casa (1760 m) at 6:45 a.m.. At 8:05 I reached the
- Log #204 - by Charles Catherin on Sep 03, 1999I was 9 years old when I climbed up the highest summit of Mercantour-Argentera .The climbing is quite easy and the sight is really wonderful .
- Log #205 - by Damien Sanfilippo on Mar 26, 1999I climbed Argentera twice, in 1996 and 1997. The first year, I climbed the North summit (3288m), from Termi di Valderi, in Italy, with my friend Doume. I was a very long and exshausting day, but the...