Chamonix

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Routes

113 sport routes (F...ED2)
154 boulder problems (F...ED3)
312 winter routes (2+...8a+)
10 dws routes (4a...TD+)
50 of the Best Routes top50
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents


Crag (click for details) No. of Routes Grade Range Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Glacier du Tour
The Cabane du Trient is often approached from the Refuge Albert Premier,...
17
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Winter
No sun
Up and Down

110 mins

 
Glacier d'Argentière
An area with just about everything from technical rock and ice climbs through...
37
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Winter
Early morning sun
Up and Down

30 mins

 
Glacier de Talèfre
A classic range of peaks, perched high above what is widely considered to be...
10
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Downhill

30 mins

 
Grandes Jorasses
The Grandes Jorasses forms one of the greatest and most iconic sets of peaks in...
7
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Winter
Sun and shade
Up and Down

240 mins

 
Envers des Aiguilles
The Envers des Aiguilles is the legendary granite climbing area of the Alps -...
33
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Trad
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

20 mins

 
Plan de l'Aiguille
The Plan de l'Aiguille offers easy access to a wide variety of routes, from...
26
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Winter
Afternoon sun
Up and Down

60 mins

 
Aiguille du Midi
The ridge is almost flat for the first 10m, then drops steeply down and left...
15
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and Down

20 mins

 
Helbronner
With lift access as easy as it comes, short approaches and a multitude of...
18
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Winter
Morning sun
Up and Down

60 mins

 
Mont Blanc du Tacul
For a mountain to merit its own chapter, it has to be pretty special, and Mont...
39
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Winter
Sun to mid-afternoon
Up and Down

50 mins

 
Mont Blanc
The highest peak in the Alps and the birthplace of alpinism, Mont Blanc holds a...
9
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Trad
Lots of sun!
Up and Down

120 mins

 
Tré la Tête
A wild and remote part of the Mont Blanc Massif that can only be reached by a...
5
--__
Trad
Sun from mid-morning
Up and Down

60 mins

 
Aiguilles Rouges - Brévent and Planpraz
The access couldn't be much simpler, there are no glaciers, the rock is...
56
-^^-
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Downhill

10 mins

 
Aiguilles Rouges - Index
The Index area of the Aiguilles Rouges offers easy access, sunny and generally...
40
--^-
Trad
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

 
Servoz
Servoz is a sunny roadside crag 20m from a nice bar with climbing at varying...
27
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Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Roadside

0 mins

Sheltered
Les Gaillands
A sunny and easily accessed crag, Les Gaillands is the polar opposite of most...
106
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Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

1 min

 
Les Mottets
These three straightforward but long routes provide an opportunity to cover...
3
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Trad
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

20 mins

 
La Joux
La Joux is a small sunny crag in a stunningly beautiful location. The short...
41
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Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

 
Les Chéserys
Les Chéserys and the Aiguillette d'Argentière are fairly unique in the valley in
25
-^__
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

60 mins

 
Vallorcine
Home to some good multi-pitch routes, Vallorcine has long been a popular choice...
27
^^-_
Sport
Afternoon sun
Level

5 mins

Sheltered
Barberine
Barberine is a great crag with some varied climbing on excellent granite and a...
48
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Sport
Lots of sun!
Up and Down

35 mins

Sheltered