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Riding the cable car from the Plan de l'Aiguille(m...


The closest high mountain to Chamonix. Gorgeous, except for the ski/climbing lift. A bit sad aesthetically, but awesome for ease of access to the Vallee Blanche.

Getting There 

Spend a few euros and take the cable car, or walk 3000 vertical meters.

Climbing Season

Weather station 12.4 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Aiguille du Midi:
Cosmiques ArÍte   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI2 M4 Mod. Snow     Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000'   
Rebuffat (Southeast Face)   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches   
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The Southeast face of the Aiguille du Midi.

Rebuffat (Southeast Face) 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  Europe : France : ... : Aiguille du Midi
The ultra-classic moderate rock climb of the Vallee Blanche.Climbs immaculate granite up the sunny southeast face of the Aiguille du Midi, and then a simple 10-meter rappel back to the cable car station.After sampling the best granite in the Sierras and Colorado, I can say that the rock on the Rebuffat route, particularly the lower pitches, is hard to beat....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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