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Aiguille du Midi Rock Climbing

Climb up marvelous granite routes to some of the most astounding views in the Mont Blanc Massif!

Standing 3,842 meters tall, Aiguille du Midi presents a delicious objective for rock climbers and mountaineers searching for a perfect place in the Alps! With cable car access and views of Mont Blanc, Mont Maudit, and Grandes Jorasses, no mountain combines aesthetic beauty with satisfying ascents quite like this one!

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Aiguille du Midi

One of the most classic climbs in the Alps! The ridge has a relatively easy approach and provides great moderate climbs. The views are what have made this route so popular. Expect some mixed climbing on this remarkable granite route.


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During climbing season, you can expect a dry climate with temperatures remaining stable. It can be windy, with rapidly-changing conditions

Best Time to Visit:

The summer offers the most favorable conditions for comfortable rock climbing. May through October are ideal, though avoiding the crowds on this popular route may require a late spring or early autumn ascent

How to Get There:

Reaching Aiguille du Midi is relatively straightforward. A cable car from Chamonix can take you to the top with a half-hour. Climbing to the mountain is also a seamless option. Getting to Chamonix, travelers can fly into Geneva and transfer to the valley from there

More info about Rock Climbing in Aiguille du Midi:

Aiguille du Midi (3842m) is a well-known mountain within the Mont Blanc Massif. Rock climbers flock to this peak because of its many routes and impressive vistas. The most popular ascent for both rock climbers and mountaineers is the Arete des Cosmiques (mixed climbing, 5.6, M4), which draws alpinists from across the globe to Chamonix. Other routes include the Voie Rebuffat-Baquet (trad and Alpine, 5.10-), Frendo Spur (mixed climbing, around 5.8, M4), and Midi-Plan Traverse. The mountain is also a favorite among climbers because of the surrounding mountain views. Mont Blanc du Tacul can be included on the list of enchanting summits within reach


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