Description

The world's first alpine playground (hence the name). Many of the towns on the eastern part of the region have been conquered back and forth between multiple countries so even though the official language is French, you'll probably find some Italian and German in the mix.
The Alps are the setting, I don't know if this area needs more of an explanation, but don't let the big mountains cast too big a shadow on the rest of the area.
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes official website

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Classic Climbing Routes at Northern Alps

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 4
Unnamed 5.7
Sport
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 3
La Somone
Sport 7 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A0
 9
Arête des Papillons
Trad, Aid, Alpine 14 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 5
Crocs mignons et vieilles dentelles
Sport 5 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
Lepidopteres
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 27
Voie Frison-Roche
Sport 6 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 4
Voie des Suisses - exit O Sole Mio
Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 21
Voie Rébuffat-Baquet
Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Le Marchand de Sable
Trad 10 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Guy Anne "L'Insolite"
Trad 11 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 8
Crakoukass
Sport 8 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Ex Libris
Trad, Sport 7 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 7
Contamine
Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
Contamine
Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Unnamed 5.7 Chamonix Mont B… > … > Les Gaillands > Eschelle
 4
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
La Somone Chamonix Mont B… > Aiguilles Rouges > Le Brévent
 3
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Sport 7 pitches
Arête des Papillons Chamonix Mont B… > Aiguilles de Ch… > Aiguille du Peigne
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A0 Trad, Aid, Alpine 14 pitches
Crocs mignons et vieilles d… Chamonix Mont B… > Valley crags > Vallorcine
 5
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport 5 pitches
Lepidopteres Chamonix Mont B… > Aiguilles de Ch… > Aiguille du Peigne
 7
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
Voie Frison-Roche Chamonix Mont B… > Aiguilles Rouges > Le Brévent
 27
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 6 pitches
Voie des Suisses - exit O S… Chamonix Mont B… > Midi - Tacul > Grand Capucin
 4
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 12 pitches
Voie Rébuffat-Baquet Chamonix Mont B… > Midi - Tacul > Aiguille du Midi
 21
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, Alpine 11 pitches
Le Marchand de Sable Chamonix Mont B… > Envers des Aigu… > Tour Rouge
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 10 pitches
Guy Anne "L'Insolite" Chamonix Mont B… > Envers des Aigu… > Première pointe des N…
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 11 pitches
Crakoukass Chamonix Mont B… > Aiguilles Rouges > Le Brévent
 8
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport 8 pitches
Ex Libris Chamonix Mont B… > Aiguilles Rouges > Le Brévent
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 7 pitches
Contamine Chamonix Mont B… > Aiguilles de Ch… > Pointes Lachenal
 7
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine 9 pitches
Contamine Chamonix Mont B… > Midi - Tacul > Aiguille du Midi
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, Alpine 5 pitches
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