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New Rockfax Guidebook to Chamonix Product News

Rockfax Chamonix guidebook montage, 98 kb

Chamonix is the most famous climbing area in Europe. Nowhere else has as much quality rock, spectacular peaks and varied mountaineering history.

For most climbers a trip to Chamonix is an integral part of their climbing and mountaineering career. When there you want to try everything; perfect granite rock routes, magnificent long ridges, intimidating north faces and then also have some valley sport climbing for the ‘rest days’. Or maybe you just want to tick Mont Blanc.

For Rockfax this is one of our most exciting challenges yet. Doing justice to this vast area with it many iconic climbs and mountain routes and great variety of climbing is no small task.

This summer, for the first time ever, all this is going to be available in a single publication from Rockfax with hundreds of routes ranging from short sport ticks to the best multi-day adventures. It is illustrated with some amazing photo-topos, superb maps and with excellent detailed descriptions.

The book is due to go to the printers in June so should be ready in July for this summer's season - THIS IS NOT AN APRIL FOOL!

Rockfax Chamonix guide example page 1, 210 kb

The routes are described using large photo-topos in combination with full text descriptions, approach information, crag and route symbols and detailed maps. It is illustrated with some stunning action photographs from the likes of Ben Tibbetts, Jon Griffith, Calum Muskett and others.

Rockfax Chamonix guide example page 2, 128 kb

Large maps have been drawn up which show detailed coverage of the climbing peaks, cols and ridges, with approaches, huts, bivis and lifts all marked.


Crags and Major Routes Included

Le Tour Glacier - Aiguille du Tour, Aiguille Purtscheller, Tete Blanche and Petite Fourche, Aiguille du Chardonnet, Chardonnet North Buttress

Argentiere Glacier - Aiguille d'Argentiere, Aiguille du Genepi, Fleche Rousse, Mont Dolent, Courtes North Face, Droites Northeast Face, Droites North Face, Aiguille Verte North Face, Grand Montets Ridge, Petite Aiguille Verte, Verte Montets Ridge, Grand Montets, Pointe de Bayere, Petite Dru North Face

Talefre Glacier - Aiguille du Moine South Face, La Nonne, Aiguille Verte South Face, Droites South Face, Courtes South Face, Pointe Isabelle

Grandes Jorasses - North Face, South Face

Envers des Aiguilles - Aiguille du Plan, Pointe des Nantillions, Bec d’Oiseau, Tour Verte, Tour Rouge, Aiguille du Roc, Grepon East Face, Aiguille de la Republique, Pointe 3038 de Trélaporte, Lower Slabs of Envers

Plan de l’Aiguille - Aiguille de l’M, Petite Charmoz, Grand Charmoz, Blatiere Red Pillar, Peigne Slabs, Papillons Arete, Aiguille du Peigne, Col du Plan, Aiguille du Midi North Face

Aiguille du Midi - Arête à Laurence, Eperon des Cosmiques, South Face, Northwest Face, Midi-Plan

Helbronner - Dent du Geant, Aiguille du Rochefort, Aiguille Marbrees, Petite Flambeau, Aiguille de Toule, Aiguille d'Entreves, Tour Ronde, Frontier Ridge, Brenva Spur

Mont Blanc du Tacul - Arete du Diable, Chandelle and Trident du Tacul, Grand Capucin, Petite Capucin, Pointe Adolpe Rey, Pyramide du Tacul, Gervasutti Pillar, East Face, Pointes Lachenal , Triangle du Tacul, North Face

Mont Blanc - Trois Monts, Goûter Route, Royal Traverse, Pope Route, Tournette Spur, Frêney Face, Peuterey Integrale

Tré la Tête - Mont Tondu, Dômes de Miage, Tête Blance

Brevent - Brevent Crags, Mic et Maousse, South Face, East Face, La Somone and Crakoukass, Jumeaux de Brévent

Planpraz - Tartiflette and Raclette, Clocher de Planpraz, Clocher-Clochetons, Hotel California

Index - Aiguille Pourrie, Chapelle de la Glière, Aiguille de L'Index, Aiguille de la Glière, Aiguille du Pouce South Face, Grande Floria, Aiguillette de la Floria, Pointe Gaspard, Aiguilles Crochues, Tour des Crochues, Aiguille du Belvédère

Valley Crags - Les Cheserys, Aiguillette d'Argentière, Les Mottets, Les Gaillands, Barberine, Geitroz, La Joux, Servoz, Vallorcine

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