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Aiguilles Crochues (2840m) Traverse

Wintery Mid July Conditions on the Aiguilles Crochues Traverse

Classic Alpine Mountaineering in Chamonix

The Eastern End of the Fine Traverse of the Aiguilles Crochues

For most climbers this passage marks the final chapter of the traverse before a descent for refreshments at the Lac Blanc Refuge is made!

On the Summit of the Aiguilles Crochues after an Ascent of the South Ridge

The West Ridge is about to be descended back to Flegere. This is the normal ascent route on the classic traverse of the mountain.

The Enjoyable Narrow Gendarmed Rock Ridge Section of the 'Crochues Traverse'

Mont Blanc & The Chamonix Valley Beyond

Mat & Simon, Father & Son Team on the Aiguilles Crochues Summit

Mont Blanc behind and the town of Chamonix is visible down in the valley. From here another half hour scramble continues down and across to the East summit from where a descent can be made down to the 'fleshpots' of Lac Blanc!

The Mountain Medicine Diploma Training Team on the Traverse of the Crochues

This alpine rock ridge gives good training opportunities for moving together with rock spikes or protection points between the climbers