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Rock climbing in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Climb the premier peaks of the Alps cloaked in snow and glory

Classic peaks and iconic alpine landscapes meet you in the vibrant French commune of Chamonix, which lies at the foothills of Mont Blanc, that highest summit in western Europe at 4,808 meters above sea level. Visit in the warmer months between June and October for ideal rock climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Rich in scenic landscapes, bursting with snowy rugged summits and lush forest rolling along the slopes. The commune of Chamonix is guarded by some of the highest mountains in the entire Alps. The spikey summit of Aiguille du Midi rises to 3,842 meters, the red-shaded Aiguilles Rouges that reach 2,965 meters, and the iconic Mont Blanc at 4,808 meters.


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What’s the weather like?

The region receives an alpine climate, with quite mild and dry summers

Best time to visit

Visit in the warmer months between June and October for ideal rock climbing conditions

More info about Rock Climbing in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc:

The commune of Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, commonly referred to simply as Chamonix, is located in the department of Haute-Savoie in the southeast of France. Resting to the north of Mont Blanc, as well as the mountain massif of Aiguilles Rouges, the commune is perfectly suited as a springboard into some of the most iconic mountains of France, and some of the best rock climbing in the Alps


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