From its top you can enjoy a wonderful view of the Grand Capucin. Technically not difficult, in the first part the progression takes place on mixed terrain, it is very exposed at the top. Ideal for climbers with a moderate technical level, who want to get close to the great granite walls of Mont Blanc du Tacul.


  • Day 1
    The ascent is carried out in a day, departing from Courmayeur, by cable car from La Palud 1370 Mt. to Punta Hellbronner 3428 Mt. From here you cross the Flambeau pass, descend into French territory and in 1h30 you reach the base of the wall. It takes 2 hours to get to the top. The descent is technically more difficult, in the channel which is exposed to the south, the snow in the afternoon is often wet, you have to pay attention to the hoof under the crampons. For the descent 1h30. To return you have to go up to the Flambeau pass. 1 hour and 45 minutes.
  • Average round trip times 7 h
  • Total height difference uphill + 750 mt.
  • Period from June to September
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The price includes

  • Assistance of the mountain guide, commonly used material.
  • Insurance that covers the emergency intervention in the event of an accident.

The fee does not include

  • Tickets of the cable cars A / R La Palud – Punta Helbronner 29 €
  • Anything not specified in the entry The price includes

Technical difficulty


Physical training


  • harness
  • Maximum ice ax 60 cm
  • Classic crampons with anti-cocoon
  • High mountain boots
  • Helmet
  • Telescopic ski pole
  • Harness, ice ax, crampons, ski pole and helmet missing will be provided by the guide.


  • High mountain / glacier sunglasses
  • Sun cream and cocoa butter
  • Cap
  • High mountain gloves
  • Breathable t-shirt
  • Sweet life
  • Windstopper or fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Shoeller mountain pants
  • Mountain socks
  • Leggings


  • Lightweight spare gloves
  • Small personal pharmacy (compeed, aspirin, high protection sunscreen)
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Camera
  • 1 liter bottle or Thermos
  • Energy bars, dried fruit, chocolate, sandwich
  • Paper towels
  • Sun hat
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