Grandes Jorasses, France/Italy

Prominence: 852 m, 2796 ft

Elevation: 4208 meters, 13,806 feet

True Isolation: 7.81 km, 4.85 mi
Highest SummitPointe Walker
SubpeaksGrandes Jorasses - Pointe Whymper (4184 m/13,727 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)45° 52' 7'' N, 6° 59' 18'' E
45.868549, 6.988343 (Dec Deg)
343865 E 5081410 N, Zone 32 (UTM)
Valle d’Aosta
County/Second Level RegionHaute-Savoie

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 14
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 12)

Selected Trip Reports:
     2020-07-18 by Priti Wright
     2020-07-18 by Jeffrey Wright

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From the lower Vallée Blanche ski route, the massive Aiguille du Tacul dominates the view. The Aiguille de Rochefort is the pointy peak to the right, and the famous Grandes Jorasses is in the background to the left (1996-03-12).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 852 m/2796 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 852 m/2796 ft
  Line Parent: Mont Maudit
  Key Col: Col du Géant    3356 m/11,010 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.81 km/4.85 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 45.8567, 6.8892
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mont Blanc du Tacul  (W)
RangesContinent: Europe
Range2: Alps
Range3: Western Alps
Range4: Savoy Alps
Range5: Mont Blanc Massif
Drainage Basins
Gulf of Lion
Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Adriatic Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Atlantic Ocean
First AscentJune 30, 1868
    Anderegg, Melchior
    Grange, Julien
    Juan, Johan
    Walker, Horace
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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