Discover some of Chamonix’s classic alpine climbs amongst the peaks of the Mont Blanc Massif. Climb alongside our experienced and passionate high mountain guides, who will share our incredible valley with you.

Climb some of the Chamonix finest rock routes with Chamonix Experience mountain guides

The Chamonix valley has no less than 27 peaks that top out at 4000m or higher; there is an abundance of excellent high alpine granite offering endless climbing options.

Classic Chamonix climbing routes on the South face of Aiguille du Midi, Pointe Lachenal, Dent du Géant or Grand Capucin will take you to some of the most stunning places you are ever likely to see. Take a look at the options below to find out more.

Advanced

You have solid experience in the mountains or rock climbing. You’ve already completed multiple ascents graded French AD or harder and long, multi-pitch rock climbs. You are self sufficient with the basic equipment and safety techniques of multi pitch rock climbing. You can lead climb up to French 5 on rock/ gym and alpine routes up to French PD. You can follow up to French 6a-6b on rock and alpine routes graded French D.

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Aiguille du Midi Rébuffat – Baquet route (3842 m)

Amazing granite route 200m, TD / 6a. One day climb with easy access from the Aiguille du Midi summit station.

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Pointe Lachenal Contamine Route (3613m)

Superb and moderately difficult rock climb on Pointes Lachenal, a steep granite wall on the famous Vallee Blanche in Chamonix

Expert

You have accumulated a well rounded list of difficult multi-pitch rock climbs, and climb regularly at a good level. You can lead French 5+ and follow French 6b-6c. You have good rope work and safety skills (building belays, safely belaying lead climber, abseiling, etc.)

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Grand Capucin, Voie des Suisses (3838m)

300+ m of superb crack climbing of up to 6b climbing difficulty and A1 (7B free climbing).