Grand Pic de Belledonne

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.

Elevation (feet): 9,767
Elevation (meters): 2,977
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Dauphine Alps
Latitude: 45.166709
Longitude: 5.093949
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct
Year first climbed: 1859
First successful climber(s): Etienne Favier
Nearest major airport: Grenoble
Convenient Center: Grenoble

Thanks to Jean Bourdariat for adding this peak.

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