Aiguille de Rochefort
The Aiguille de Rochefort (4,001 m) is a mountain in the Mont Blanc massif in France and Italy. The peak lies on the Rochefort arête between the Dent du Géant and the Grandes Jorasses and is usually climbed during a traverse of the ridge.
|Aiguille de Rochefort|
The Aiguille de Rochefort
|Elevation||4,001 m (13,127 ft)|
|Prominence||106 metres (348 ft)|
|Isolation||0.6 kilometres (0.37 mi)|
|Parent range||Mont Blanc massif|
|First ascent||14 August 1873 by James Eccles with guides Alphonse and Michel Payot|
|Easiest route||Traverse of the Rochefort arête from the Torino Hut|
The first ascent of the peak was by James Eccles and guides Alphonse and Michel Payot on 14 August 1873.
- List of 4000 metre peaks of the Alps
- Dumler, Helmut and Burkhardt, Willi P., The High Mountains of the Alps, London: Diadem, 1994, p. 182