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Aiguille du Midi  

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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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On the first rappel

Cosmiques ArÍte 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI2 M4 Mod. Snow  Europe : France : ... : Aiguille du Midi
The Classic Climb. AD, Grade II, mostly snow and moderate alpine climbing, with a few sections of strenuous mixed climbing (in winter) or easy rock.The start up from the Cosmiques laboratory is quite easy, no need to rope up. The beginning of the arete apparently is a slab in summer, but an easy snow slope in winter. From the second peak, two short rappels take you down to the base of the third peak. Easiest route is around to the right, also possible to go straight up it (but need to abseil aga...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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