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Rock Climbing in Chamonix

Reports, topo photos, facts, figures and information about Rock Climbing in and around the Chamonix Valley. This includes the famous granite of the Mont Blanc massif (French & Italian sides) the sunny gneiss of the Aiguilles Rouges and the impressive steep limestone cliffs of the Arve Valley. So whether you are looking for high or middle mountain rock or valley 'cragging' Chamonix has lots of great options.

Eperon Des Cosmiques

Thanks to John Carney for this account of our ascent of The Rebuffat Route on the Eperon Des Cosmiques, Aiguille du Midi South Face. You can read more of John's climbing accounts, including some adventurous first ascen... more>

Les Lépidoptéres, (D,5a) Aiguille du Peigne North Face

'Les Lépidoptéres', the butterfly collector, named in conjunction with the fine bounding rock ridge on the right - the 'Arete des Paplillons', (Butterfly Ridge). Lépidoptéres provides a brilliant excursion in to north f... more>