Aiguille Noire de Peuterey

Aiguille Noire de Peuterey, Courmayeur, Aosta Valley, Italija

The Aiguille Noire de Peuterey, soaring to a remarkable elevation of 3,773 meters, is a striking granite mountain within the Mont Blanc massif, located in Italy. This peak forms a critical section of the Peuterey ridge that leads up to the summit of Mont Blanc. Known for its rugged terrain and spectacular vistas, the Aiguille Noire de Peuterey is particularly famous for its challenging south ridge route (TD). This route, first ascended by Karl Brendel and Hermann Schaller in August 1930, remains a coveted climb among mountaineers for its technical complexity and the raw beauty of the alpine landscape. The mountain’s first successful ascent dates back to 5 August 1877, achieved by Lord Wentworth with J.B. Bich and Emile Rey. The Aiguille Noire de Peuterey not only offers a demanding climbing experience but also stands as a prominent feature in the Peuterey skyline, contributing to the grandeur of the Mont Blanc region.