The Belledonne massif is an impressive rocks wall, 50 kilometers long, going along the Isère river north of Grenoble (western Alps, France).
The name "Belledonne" comes from italian "Bella Donna", which means "Beutiful Woman".
The highest point is Grand Pic de Belledonne, 2977 m.
There are two ski stations, "Les Sept Laux" (the seven lakes), and Chamrousse where the 1968 winter olympic games were organized.
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||1859|
|First successful climber(s):||Etienne Favier|
|Nearest major airport:||Grenoble|
Thanks to Jean Bourdariat for adding this peak.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
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