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Charmoz and Grepon

International > Europe > France > Northern Alps > Chamonix Mont B… > Envers des Aiguilles

Description

Grands Charmoz and Aiguille du Grepon rock climbs. Listed jointly since some routes (e.g. Charmoz-Grepon traverse) span both peaks.

Getting There

Immediately above the Envers de Aiguilles hut.

Routes from Left to Right

5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Mer de Glace Face
Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M2
 1
Aiguille du Grepon; Traverse of…
Trad, Mixed, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mer de Glace Face
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 8 pitches
Aiguille du Grepon; Travers…
 1
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c M2 Trad, Mixed, Alpine

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Alfred Mummery repeating his route, and namesake offwidth, in 1893.  Note lack of Big Bros.  Photo by Lily Bristow, first woman to ascend the Grepon; maybe in a dress!
[Hide Photo] Alfred Mummery repeating his route, and namesake offwidth, in 1893. Note lack of Big Bros. Photo by Lily Bristow, first woman to ascend the Grepon; maybe in a dress!