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Aiguilles de Chamonix Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 45.895, 6.8936 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

The Aiguilles de Chamonix are the peaks north of town.

Getting There 

Can approach on foot from the Chamonix valley or much easier to take the Aiguille du Midi tram to the Plan de l'Aiguille station or the train up to Montenvers.

Climbing Season

For the Chamonix Mont Blanc area.

Weather station 13.5 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Aiguilles de Chamonix

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Aiguilles de Chamonix:
Arête des Papillons   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 14 pitches, 820'   Aiguille du Peigne
Lepidopteres    5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, Alpine, 5 pitches, 600'   Aiguille du Peigne
Contamine   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, Alpine, 9 pitches, 1640'   Pointes Lachenal
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Lepidopteres 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : France : ... : Aiguille du Peigne
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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