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East face of Brévent rock climbing

Multi-pitch climbing in Chamonix: East face of Brévent

Join Kenichi, IFMGA mountain guide, for a half-day trip in a classic and very famous rock climbing route in the east face of Brévent: Voie Frison-Roche.




1 Day


Jul, Aug






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On the east face of the Brévent peak (2525 m), Voie Frison-Roche is one of the classic rock climbing routes in the Aiguilles Rouges. Come with me for a great adventure!

This is a 6 pitches climbing route, that reaches a 6a grade in the French grading system. It’s important that you have experience in lead belay. You should also be able to climb 5c or 6a as follow (not lead but to second).

We’ll meet at the bottom of Brevent lift station, take the first lift and then hike to the base of the route.

When we top out, we'll be at the top of the Brevet lift station, so we can board the lift back without walking.

We'll return around noon. In fact, you can be drinking down in the Chamonix valley by early afternoon!

Please, let me know if you want to go rock climbing in Voie Frison-Roche route. My available dates for this trip are between 27 July and 8 August.

Besides, you can also try other climbing routes in Aiguilles Rouges, like Mani Puliti in Aiguille de la Gliere.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

The price does not include the guide´s expenses (accommodation, meals, lift tickets, etc).

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


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Equipment: harness, helmet, belay device, rock shoes, gloves, safety lanyard, screw gate carabiners x2, snap gate carabiners x2, drinks, snack, windproof jacket etc. | The guide can introduce a rental shop if you need. | Client needs to cover for guide’s lift expense EUR 16.

Meeting point

Bottom of Brevent lift station (we go up on the first lift)


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Le Dahu Hotel Chamonix Mont Blanc France
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Hotel Héliopic Sweet & Spa Chamonix Mont Blanc France
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Mercure Chamonix Les Bossons Hotel Chamonix Mont Blanc France
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About the guide: Kenichi

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Mountain Guide

I am an IFMGA mountain guide as well as a specialist in mountain rescue. As a guide, I constantly work towards increasing the standards of mountaineering skills in Japan with an emphasis on risk and safety management, whilst training and coaching mountaineering clubs and rescue teams.

I started climbing in my 20s, and since then have enjoyed all-round mountain activities including alpine climbing in Mt Tanigawa (on which I’ve climbed over 360 times), Hodaka, Tsurugi areas as well as rock climbing, ice climbing, ski mountaineering, sawanobori, and high altitude climbing in the Himalayas.
In addition to numerous and notable climbs in Japan, I have an extensive climbing experiences abroad both personal and for guiding; in the Himalayas (Lotse etc.), Eiger, Mont Blanc, Matterhorn, Grands Jorasses north face, and New Zealand (Aspiring, Cook).

My current interest is in training people mountain skills in order for them to enjoy the mountains better and in a safer manner. I run a mountain guide academy where I have been training future mountain guides with a strong focus on safety and elimination of accidents for a number of years. At the same time, I very much enjoy teaching and running skills courses for beginners who are just getting into the mountains but are keen on learning and/ or improving their skills for their next project.

Please contact me if you’re looking for a guide to train you to accomplish your dream project, to help you progress in your mountain skills, or to help you gain introductory skills for first time mountaineering / ice climbing / rock climbing / ski mountaineering! I’d be very happy to assist you to achieve your wishes!!


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What people are saying about Kenichi



Kenichi is an excellent guide who has the expertise to guide our group to achieve climbing two summits. He pays attention to all details and made sure that everyone was okay with every corner and turn, especially for those who were not as competent as the others. His instructions were clear and he was also very friendly and explained everything well.



Big Thanks to Kenichi,he is professional and think about your safety all the time.He organized everything to made a proper program for us and discuss with us through email many times before starting the trip. We have lots of fun and already fall in love with winter mountaineering! Never thought that we will reach the summit. If you looking for someone who can guide you with safety and happiness,Kenichi is the one.


Kenichi is a great guide, very experienced and focussed on delivering a safe yet enjoyable journey. We were lucky weather conditions on both days were favourable and the views along the way and from the Nishihodaka summit were just stunning!



Perfect trip. Perfect guide. Nice mountain

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