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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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What people are saying about these trips

Nathan Wang Liao Yinan


August, 2020

Classic climbs around the Mont Blanc massif, 5 days

Great guide - mihnea was fun, placed a strong emphasis on safety, and also gave us advice on how to improve our climbing and alpinism!

Daniel Hall


July, 2019

Alpine climbing day in Aiguille du Midi via Arête des Cosmiques

Carlos is an unbelievable guide and I would recommend him to anyone considering any trip with him. He is very knowledgeable but relaxed with how he treats his clients. Would absolutely hire him again

Naveen Kotecha


June, 2019

Arête des Cosmiques / Cosmiques ridge

I give Peakshunter Mountain Guides a 5 star Review. I come from America and I was given holiday on short notice so I sent out some climbing inquiries on Explore-Share. Silvia from Peakshunter was the first guide to respond to my request and she was able to coordinate an awesome adventure for two days for me. I went in with no expectations since I don't know that region that well. I relied on their judgement. My guide was Elis and he was phenomenal and patient with me. They answered all my questions prior to the trip and made my experience in the Mont Blanc region unforgettable. I could not be happier with my experience with Peakshunter. Thank you Silvia and Elis!

Patrick Parker


June, 2019

Arête des Cosmiques / Cosmiques ridge

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September, 2016

Climbing in Chamonix, Mont Blanc Massif

Romain was a great guide in planning and leading the climbs. He was safe, supportive and did not rush so I could enjoy the climbing. Best of all he took some incredible photos in some precarious positions!



April, 2015

Climbing in Chamonix, Mont Blanc Massif

Excellent grimpeur et guide hors pair, nous avons passé des moments magiques en la présence de Romain lors d'une trilogie Alpine dans le massif du Mont-blanc avec à la clef; la célèbre Rébuffat à l'aiguille du midi, la pointe A.rey et la Pointe Lachenal. On a hâte de gravir le Grand Capucin...en sa compagnie.


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.


Good to know:

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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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