Dent d' Hérens

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Surely the best place to have a look at Matterhorn and Lion's ridge. Normal route quoted PD+, 5 hours 30 walk and climb from Aoste hut, 1400 m dip, first on glacier then mixed ice and rock.

Elevation (feet): 13,684
Elevation (meters): 4,171
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Latitude: 45.969953
Longitude: 7.605109
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1863
First successful climber(s): Anderegg
Nearest major airport: Geneve
Convenient Center: Arola

Thanks to Olivier Dumon for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

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  • Log #22216 - by Christine Theodorovics on Aug 05, 2011
    Climb from Rifugio d'Aosta. Very nice climbing at the crest. Part with the fixed ropes least nice piece of the climb. As from there great and awesome views all the way up.