April - June
Esposizione:South/East - East
Arrival:Mont Dolent (3,823 m)
Difference in level:2054 m
How to get there
Courmayeur highway exit. Follow the directions for Val Ferret to Planpincieux.
A demanding route for mountaineering skiers with experience in majestic settings. The view from the summit is spectacular. You can divide the tour in two days, staying at the Florio/Dolent camp. The road for Arnouva is only open in May. Call for opening information.
Description of the route
Park your car at the end of the road in Arnouva. Follow the farm road that follows the central valley. Leaving the fork for the Elena hut on your right, continue over the valley floor and take the steep canyon that leads to Col du Petit Ferret. Turn left and cross to the Florio/Dolent camps.
Continue crossing to the glacier and climb to your left, careful of crevasses. Climb to the last steep slope, remove your skis and climb towards the ridge with crampons to the summit.
Descent down the upward itinerary.
This itinerary requires experience of high mountains and it is recommended that you get a mountain guide to accompany you.