Giant, triangular rock obelisk, two summits: the Grand Dru (3754m) and Petit Dru (3730m). The modern climbs all lie on the steep Petit Dru (the North, West and South faces). A superb granite structure of the West face of Petit Dru has seen many sensational ascents! Long (~1000m) and excellent (D - ED3) climbs.
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||29 Aug 1879|
|First successful climber(s):||J.Charlet-Stratton, P. Payot and F. Folliguet|
|Nearest major airport:||Geneva|
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Petit Dru.
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- Log #16762 - by J. Marts on Apr 26, 2004Scott Davis and J. Marts made the first one day ascent of the Bonatti Pillar starting at the bottom of the couloir.
- Log #16763 - by
Kristaps Liepins on Aug 16, 2001Kristaps Liepins and Janis Kigurs from Riga, Latvia, 27. - 29. July 2001. Route "American Direct" ED1 (UIAA VII+, A1, ~1100 m). After two weeks of bad weather in Mont Blanc Massif,...