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Le Miroir d'Argentine

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Le Miroir d'Argentine Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,628'
Location: 46.2769, 7.1432 View Map  Incorrect?
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A panoramic view of Le Mirror d'Argentine.


Le Miroir d'Argentine is a expansive limestone face over 1500ft high well over a mile long. It displays a vast wealth of geological features and it is host to a large array of climbs of a wide spectrum of difficulty. There are the gradually easing climbs of the Mirror proper while Cheval Blanc to the west and Haute Corde to the east play host to more vertical and varied climbing.

Getting There 

Drive to the village of Solalex

From the parking lot in Solalex, follow the path across a "bridge" over the river. Continue the path up across a flat field before continuing into the forest and beginning a short approach to the base of the cliff.

Climbing Season

For the Switzerland area.

Weather station 14.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Topo for Papageno on le Miroir d'Argentine  (Note:...

Papageno 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : Switzerland : Le Miroir d'Argentine
Pitch 1 (5.8)Pitch 2 (5.10a)Pitch 3 (5.6)Pitch 4 (5.7)Pitch 5 (5.7)Pitch 6 (5.7)Pitch 7 (5.7)Pitch 8 (5.5)Pitch 9 (5.7)Pitch 10 (5.4)Pitch 11 (5.5)Pitch 12 (5.7)Pitch 13 (5.5)Pitch 14 (5.7)Pitch 15 (5.3)Most of the difficulties are found on the first two pitches. It is possible (and rather easy), however, to find yourself on the 5.10a/b variation that goes straight up from the large diagonal ledge. In the upper parts, route-finding can be an issue due to the sparce bolts. Bringing a set of nu...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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