Chamonix Aiguille Rock Climbing
North (town) facing aspect of the Chamonix Aiquilles.
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 For the Chamonix Valley & Aiguilles Rouges area.
Weather station 13.5 miles from here
11 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',6],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Chamonix Aiguille
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Chamonix Aiguille:
Featured Route For Chamonix Aiguille
Contamine 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Europe
: ... : Pointes Lachenal
Start on the right of a dihedral, via a small crack which leaves directly from the glacier (UK-5a /US-5.8). Climb a slab on the left (UK-4a /US-5.5) to reach a broad crack that you climb until a large ledge (UK-5a /US-5.8). Then climb a small dihedral (UK-5a /US-5.8) to reach a quartz ledge. On the right, a 40m crack in UK-5a /US-5.8 leads to the ridge. Halfway up this pitch, there is a variant via another crack on the left, then on the right, which leads to the same belay, (same difficulty). St...[more] Browse More Classics in International
BETA PHOTO: Panoramic view of the Aiguilles du Chamonix from P...