Photo by Joan C. Bullón
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1862|
|First successful climber(s):||T. Kennedy, W. Wigram, J. Croz, J. Konig|
|Nearest major airport:||Geneva or Bern, Switzerland|
|Convenient Center:||Les Haudëres, Switzerland|
Dente Blanche is a noble, isolated, slightly tilted gneiss pyramid. A perfectly placed mountain, its long, exposed ridges face exactly north, south, east and west. Steep broken faces fall between the ridges. It is located just west of Zermatt, north of the Matterhorn (14,668 ft.).