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Aiguille de Praz Torrent 

Buet Rock Climbing 


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Location: 46.0073, 6.87857 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This area has peaks and multi-pitch rock routes in the Aiguilles Rouges range above the northwest side of the Chamonix valley.

It is north of the the Index area of the Aiguilles Rouges.

The highest summit of the Aiguilles Rouges is Mont Buet (GPS lat long approx N46.0246 E6.8526) - (elevation 3096 meters).

Getting There 

Climbing routes in the Index area are usually reached by hiking and scrambling up from somewhere near the railroad station of Le Buet (GPS lat long approx N46.0191 E6.9204) - (elevation 1340 meters). This station gets regular train service to and from Chamonix Mont Blanc.

Climbing Season

For the Chamonix Mont Blanc area.

Weather station 21.3 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Buet
Rock Climbing Photo: Climbing the 4th pitch of Voie Parat-Seigneur.

Voie Parat-Seigneur 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : France : ... : Aiguille de Praz Torrent
The easiest line up the NE face of the Aiguille de Praz Torrent, this climb provides interesting and varied climbing. It is highly aesthetic and is really only marred by a bit of grass on pitch 3. Pitch 1 (5.8): Climb the obvious rightward sloping ramp (very easy) which starts just above a small metal plaque at the base of the NE face. At the end of this ramp move right and upwards to a belay on a small ledge. Topo for Voie Parat-Seigneur on the Aiguille de Praz-Torrent Pitch 2 (5.7): Move up a few meters before going righ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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