Valley crags Rock Climbing
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DescriptionThe famous peaks and multi-pitch routes of the Mont Blanc massif and Aiguilles Rouges range get all the press, but the Chamonix valley has worthwhile cragging: good rock, no access problems, and fine views of those famous peaks.
Cliffs and rocks and crags within walking distance of an road drivable with a 2-wheel-drive normal-clearance passenger vehicle are included under this "Valley crags" part of Chamonix on MountainProject.
For more sport crags in the larger region within an hour or two driving from Chamonix,
See this area page for Haute Savoie crags.
some of the Chamonix valley crags ...
- Les Chèserys
- La Joux
- Les Gaillands
and at least one boulder ...
- La Pierre d'Orthaz
Info -- There is at least one sport-climbing guidebook in English which also includes more crags beyond Chamonix area, and at least one general Chamonix climbing guidebook which includes description of some of the valley crags.
Classic Climbing Routes at Valley crags
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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