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Location: 45.9729, 6.87396 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 Brevent and Planpraz areas of the Aiguilles Rouges.

Getting There 

Climbing routes in the Index area are usually reached by riding up the mechanical lift named Index, then hiking and scrambing.

The Index lift is normally reached by first riding up the La Flegere lift, whose bottom station (GPS lat long approx N45.9416 E6.8855) is north from the town of Chamonix.

Unfortunately in recent years, the operation dates of these lifts have been much shorter than the effective season of climbing.

Climbing Season

For the Chamonix Mont Blanc area.

Weather station 18.9 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Fraise des Boatchs topo

Fraise des Boatchs 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Europe : France : ... : Aiguille de la Floria
This line is one of the most moderate and consistent climbs on the Lower Bastion. The hike from the top of the 5th pitch to the beginning of the 6th can be somewhat sketchy especially if climbing while snow is still on the middle bastion. Pitch 1 (5.6)Pitch 2 (5.7) Climbing Pitch 2 of Fraise des Boatchs Pitch 3 (5.7)Pitch 4 (5.6)Pitch 5 (5.7) Climbing Pitch 5 Pitch 6 (5.6)Pitch 7 (5.7)Descent:From the top of the lower bastion (top of the 5th pitch) it is possible to rappel from an independent abseil line found to the lef...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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