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Clocher de Planpraz
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Label Virginie S 

Clocher de Planpraz Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,966'
Location: 45.9466, 6.8459 View Map  Incorrect?
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Clocher de Planpraz as seen from Planpraz


The Clocher de Planpraz stands out like a sharp spike along the Aiguilles Rouges ridge which runs from Brevent to Charlanon. Two classic routes ascend its summit from the SE face, the Cocher-cochon (5.10a) and the Label Virginie (5.9).

Getting There 

From Chamonix take the telepherique to Planpraz. At Planpraz follow the Lac Cornu trail. Go along this horizontally until the slabby rocks at the base of the South face of Clocher de Pranpraz are directly to your left. Follow a grassy trail to reach them.

Climbing Season

For the Chamonix Mont Blanc area.

Weather station 17.3 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Topo for the route Label Virginie on the Clocher d...

Label Virginie 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  Europe : France : ... : Clocher de Planpraz
Though new, this route provides excellent and moderate climbing to reach a beautiful and sharp peak in the Aiguilles Rouges. Pitch 1 (5.4): This short pitch can be bypassed. Pitch 2 (5.8): A beautiful chimney leads to face moves before topping out on a grassy section where the belay is located. Pitch 3 (5.7): More of a linking pitch, do one move of 5.7 up a vertical wall before reaching a belay at the top. Pitch 4 (5.8): Enjoyable 5.8 climbing leads to a grassy ter...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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