Mont Blanc Granite Guidebook – Chamonix Aiguilles

Mont Blanc Granite Guidebook – Chamonix Aiguilles

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This is a selective rock climbing guidebook covering the Chamonix Aiguilles in the Monte Blanc range. The Chamonix Aiguilles are magnificent granite walls that are the jewel of Chamonix climbing and they attract climbers form all over the world. The guidebook covers 16 different areas and 89 routes from the Aiguille de l'M to the Aiguille du Plan. All of these routes are easily accessible from the Montenvers Railway station or the Aiguille du Midi cable car.

The guidebook is divided into 16 areas. For each area there is a description of the character and style of climbing to be found, approach information, and a map. The 16 areas are as follows:
Aiguille de l’M, Petits Charmoz, Grands Charmoz, Charmoz-Grepon, Lames Fontaine, north summit of the Blaitiere, red pillar of the Blaitiere, Grey Pillar & west face of the Blaitiere, Peigne Slabs, Papillons, Aiguille du Peigne, Gendarme Rough of the Peigne, Aiguille des Pelerins, Aiguille des Deux Aigles, Peigne-Pelerins-Deux Aigles-Plan, and Traverse of the Chamonix Aiguilles.

In total 89 routes are described covering a variety of styles, from short multi-pitch routes to big walls and ridge traverses. For each route there is a pitch-by-pitch description, recommended gear, information regarding presence/absence of in-situ gear, and descent information spread across a number of pages. All routes are shown on a colour photo topo plus a detailed hand drawn topo.

Published in June 2017 2016 this guidebook is in English text throughout.

Number of pages is 240.
Size is 125mm x 175mm.

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