Dent du Geant

  • Grades: FR
  • Approach time: from hut ~1h30
  • Ascents: 8


The incredible slab system dubbed "Les Dalles Burgener". A must-go!

Access issues

Approach is on glacier, don't underestimate it and equip yourself accordingly.


From Torino's hut, aim north of the "Aiguilles Marbrees", the up the glacier that raise steadily from here. Head for the bottom of an obvious gully. If there is enough snow, head up the gully. Otherwise take foot on the rock on the left and aim for a small pass with an obivous rock outcrop.

Take then the ridge to a large rock outcrop and go around it on the right. on the top there is a nice flat area on your left where you can drop all the glacier gear.

Where to stay

Torino's hut is the most convenient place, being very close to the gondola station.

Camping is somewhat forbbiden in the whole Mont Blanc area. Be sure to document yourself before risking a fine



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Grade Route

FA: E. Allegra, L, L.Crox, P. Dayne & A. Brocherel, 1900

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