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Croix de Belledonne

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Location  Isère, Rhône-Alpes
Mountain range  Belledonne
Parent ranges  Belledonne, French Alps
Elevation  2,926 m
Listing  Belledonne
Croix de Belledonne httpswwwaltituderandocomIMGjpg9deDSCF88
First ascent  estimated 1850 First winter ascent on 23 February 1890 by Maurice Allotte de la Fuye.
Easiest route  Via the Lacs du Doménon
Similar  Grand Pic de Belledonne, Grande Lauzière, Croix de Chamrousse, Rocher Blanc, Chamechaude

The Croix de Belledonne is one of the highest points in the Belledonne chain at 2,926 metres (9,600 ft).

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Map of Croix de Belledonne, 38114 Sainte-Agn%C3%A8s, France

GeographyEdit

Situated in the French department of Isère, the Croix of Belledonne is one of the highest summits in the Belledonne chain.

HistoryEdit

The first ascension is estimated to have taken place around 1850.

The gap separating the Croix de Belledonne from the Central Peak is named after the alpinist Henry Duhamel

References

Croix de Belledonne Wikipedia


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