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Chamonix Alpine Mountaineering / Climbing Reports

Reports and accounts from Alpine Mountaineering & Rock Climbing around the Chamonix Valley.

The Aiguille Du Tour (3529m)....Your First Alpine Summit?

When aspiring to climb in the Alps for the first time it can be daunting to know where to begin. With many great mountains with long approaches and high altitude, it’s good to know there are great peaks to climb that he... more>

Ceccinel Nomine, Grand Pilier d'Angle, Mont Blanc

An autumn ascent of the Grand Pilier d'Angle on the Italian side of Mont Blanc

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Traverse of the Chamonix Aiguilles

"The traverse was a brilliant experience, the pinnacles and aiguilles were quite outrageous in their steepness and exposure."

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A Short Summer Alpine Season in Chamonix

Mountaineering diary extracts from a 2 week alpine raid from Fort William to Chamonix. Climbers, Rob Jarvis & Mike Brownlow, July 2002

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The Cosmiques Arete, Aiguille du Midi

The Arête des Cosmiques is a great introduction to alpine mixed climbing, given AD grade with 200m of height gain.

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N.Face Aguille Sans Nom, Chamonix Valley, French Alps

Brief description of a June ascent of the fine North Face of L'Aiguilles Sans Nom high above the Chamonix Valley

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Eugster Direct, N Face Aguille du Midi

Eugster Direct, N Face Aguille du Midi, Chamonix

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Training Days - Chamonix Alpine Intro

This article was written by Chris Kempster and published in the November 2014 edition of 'Trek & Mountain' Magazine. It describes the experience of 4 aspiring mountaineers who come to Chamonix to learn the skills of... more>