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Aiguille du Peigne Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 10,472'
Location: 45.8966, 6.8977 View Map  Incorrect?
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Arête des Papillons on a busy day


Climbers (lookers) right most peak of the Aiguilles. Easiest access as it is almost directly above the Plan station. Can be shady for most of the day due to its northern aspect.

FA in 1906 by G. Liegard, R. O'Gorman, J. Couttetand, and J. Ravanel.

Getting There 

Gettign to the base of the Arete des Papillons is 20-30 minutes if you take the tram. Approaching other routes will be longer as you have to go up and around that ridge on either side.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Aiguille du Peigne

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Aiguille du Peigne:
Arête des Papillons   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 820'   
Lepidopteres    5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   
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P1: Short pitch of easy slabs, a few bolts, 5-easyP2: More slab with intermittent cracks, 5.7P3: Cracks and corners, 5.8P4: More cracks and corners, 5.8+P5: Cracks and flakes till you gain the ridge, 5.7...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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