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Aiguille d'Argentiere Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 12,800'
Location: 45.9597, 7.02025 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Euan Cameron, Luc-514, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: kenr on Jul 10, 2017
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one of the middle belay stances


Great alpine peak (under 4000 meters) with both snow-ice routes and granite rock routes (on sub-peaks). Also an objective for ski mountaineering.

Some popular snow/ice routes include:
  • Glacier du Milieu
  • Couloir en Y

Some popular granite rock routes include:

Getting There 

Most routes are approached by first descending to the Argentiere glacier from the top station of the Grands Montets lift (and often by way of the Eefuge d'Argentiere hut).

Then descent is to the lift station at Lognan. Sometimes (especially if the Grands Montets lift is not operating due to weather) the approach is also from the Lognan station. Or if that lift is not operating, from the village of Argentiere.

Climbing Season

For the Chamonix Mont Blanc area.

Weather station 10.1 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: the minaret is the central formation

Voie Mazars Rebuffat (Eperon Sud Est du Minaret) 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : France : ... : Aiguille d'Argentiere
This great route is on the Aiguille d'Argentière, which is in the Argentière glacier basin area (which here on MountainProject is under the Chamonix area).Magnificent line put up by Rebuffat in the mid 60s on Le Minaret, everything slogging offwidth chimney to an airy roof and everything in between. Impeccable sculpted granite eats up gear wherever you feel like placing it.The rappel line can be done off of either Versant Satanique or Metal Rasta, the two adjacent routes,...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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