Dent Blanche

Elevation (feet): 14,291
Elevation (meters): 4,356
Continent: Europe
Country: Switzerland
Latitude: 46.034283
Longitude: 7.611906
Difficulty: Technical Climb
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

Thanks to Marshall Hall for contributing to these details. (View history)

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.).