all sides of this mythical Summit are steep and complex. the traverse of petit dru - grand dru is the easiest route to climb this steep spire of granite.
2 or 3 days are needed for this ascent, at the start of the small charpoua refuge
1 person max / guide
la Dent du Geant 4013 m is a fine Summit, isolated and characteristic of mont-blanc massif.
Burgener plates route in sw face, ascension is facilitated by fixed ropes in place, but it is less tiring to climb as much as possible free. opposite South callbacks are aesthetic and ask for a bit of experience.
- ascension day, from the cable car to helbonner. advantage, no refuge. downside risk of great affluence.
- nuit to torino refuge the night before. advantage, person in the itinerary and possibility to take a ride on the edges of rochefort. downside a bit cool if you climb the tooth in the morning in the shade, but for a fast roped you climb back when the parties are redescendues.
- a the day + night in torino. advantage, no stress for the track and possibility to do another race in the sector the next day! ideal actually ;-)
Here's recipes: you choose your
Traverse these needles is obvious when you are in the Valley of chamonix! We see them from the surrounding peaks or the cafe terraces.
Aiguille du Midi - Aiguille du Plan - Dent du Crocodile - Dent du Caïman - Pointe Lépiney - Aiguille du Fou - Aiguille des Ciseaux - Aiguille de Blaitière
More than the technical difficulties, you have to accept to engage in a long journey, with multiple manipulation of rope to cross all of the peaks in this ridge.
Bivouac on the way on comfortable vires.
If it is a esthetic run in the Alps, it is this route, back and forth, edges of rochefort until the needle of rochefort 4001 m.
It is an easy route for real mountainers, but attention it asks to experience, the slope is steep on each side...
Mainly snow and a few steps climbing easy to reach the top of the needle.
Crossing midi-plan, that is to say from aiguille du midi 3842 m to aiguille du plan 3673 m, is an airy Ridge trail, tapered, between the Valley of chamonix and the glaciers of the massif of Mont blanc.
Aboutissement or training for more great races scale you choose. This route takes place all day at high altitude, where we are transported by the aiguille du midi cable car.
Beautiful traverse Ridge course in a wild and grandiose landscape.
To climb when snow conditions permit easy access to the edge from "la combe maudite".
Follows a route air and technical, with the rise of many spikes to more than 4000 m above sea level and their rappelling. Alternation of rocky parts and mixed passes to finish at the top of Mont Blanc du Tacul at 4248 m.
What an esthetic ridge! If it is never very difficult, These route is complete with snow, mixed climbing, steep ice and rock until 5... This trip is unforgettable.
We're going in there as to travel. impossible to forget civilization, she is well in sight almost 3000 m below, but we're flying over long hours, staying focused on the least of our actions.
Be strategic for making the backpack with bivouac equipment, because it quickly weighs heavy in the steep passages.
Only good moments to share together in this itinerary!
Aiguille du chardonnet 3824 m, North face, spur migot mixed terrain and snow at 50 °, 500 m
Another perfect line that soars right to the top. lengths with belays and parties to tightrope, we effectively reached the goal.
What a view from up there! It overlooks the Argentière basin and the impressive north face of the green to the mournful...
A beautiful and long run away from the crowd of the massif. Unusual view on the grandes jorasses and aiguille Verte
For those who love the charm of a night in bivouac, La Maye is top! Original and comfortable. in the morning we put on the crampos in front of the door and we are directly on the glacier.
It is not a difficult way, but quite long. Start in Swiss side, the loop takes us down to Italy.