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Chamonix Aiguille  


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 45.895, 6.8936 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

North (town) facing aspect of the Chamonix Aiquilles.

Getting There 

Can approach on foot from the Chamonix valley or much easier to take the Aiguille du Midi tram to the Plan de l'Aiguille station or the train up to Montenvers.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.5 miles from here

6 Total Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Chamonix Aiguille:
Cosmiques Arête   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI2 M4 Mod. Snow     Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000'   Aiguille de Midi
Lepidopteres    5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   Aiguille du Peigne
Rebuffat (Southeast Face)   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches   Aiguille de Midi
Voie Rébuffat-Baquet   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 11 pitches, 700'   Aiguille de Midi
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On the first rappel

Cosmiques Arête 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI2 M4 Mod. Snow  Europe : France : ... : Aiguille de Midi
The Classic Climb. AD, Grade II, mostly snow and moderate alpine climbing, with a few sections of strenuous mixed climbing (in winter) or easy rock.The start up from the Cosmiques laboratory is quite easy, no need to rope up. The beginning of the arete apparently is a slab in summer, but an easy snow slope in winter. From the second peak, two short rappels take you down to the base of the third peak. Easiest route is around to the right, also possible to go straight up it (but need to abseil aga...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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