Alpinism: Mont Dolent – South Face (Mont Blanc Massif)

Mont Dolent is a 3,820m peak in the Mont Blanc Massif, located at the border between Italy, Switzerland and France. The South Face is a great ski objective.

Aiguille de Leschaux and Grandes Jorasses (© P. Gatta)
Aiguille de Leschaux and Grandes Jorasses (© P. Gatta)

Park in La Fouly and go up toward the South to the Petit Col Ferret (2,490m). After the col, go right (Northwest), pass the Bivouac Fiorio and continue toward the summit until 3630m.

 Mont Dolent and Mont Grépillon (© P. Gatta)
Mont Dolent and Mont Grépillon (© P. Gatta)

Climb the steep slope to the ridge.

Mont Dolent summit ridge (© P. Gatta)
Mont Dolent summit ridge (© P. Gatta)

Follow the ridge to the top.

View from the top: Grandes Jorasses and Mont Blanc (© P. Gatta)
View from the top: Grandes Jorasses and Mont Blanc (© P. Gatta)

Ski down through the same route, around 19km +2270m/-2270m round trip.

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