Close-up on Dent Blanche from the Grand Mountet
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The northern flank of the Dent Blanche (4357m), with the Glacier du Grand Cornier. Let me add a rather amusing detail: the lower two thirds of the ridge in the foreground leading to the summit crest carry the name "Arête des Quatre Ânes", meaning "Ridge of the Four Donkeys". This technically extremely difficult ridge was used by the four-man climbing party that did the first ascent of Dent Blanche, and it is said that one of them, when the party had reached the summit and on one glance it became obvious that there would have been clearly more easy options than the one they had chosen, uttered exasperatedly: "We were four donkeys to have chosen this route!!"