Climbs 30
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 3901m a.s.l
Faces all

The snow couloir on Flèche Rousse - Aig. d'Argentière. Chamonix, France. © Ulrik Hasemann

Crag features

A high snowy peak with a wide range of classic route on snow, ice and rock.

Approach notes

Access is possible from the Argentiere hut for climbs on the south side of the peak and from the Saleina hut for the North Face.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  South Face (Argentiere Side)
2 Whymper Route PD+ * 8
3 Alchimixte D-  
4 Glacier du Milieu PD+ * 149
5 South Ridge (Le Plateau)
PD 2
6 Central Diedre (Le Plateau) TD 11
7 Fureur de Vivre (Le Plateau)
TD+ 5
8 Oxford Couloir
D+ 1
9 Y couloir AD ** 32
10 Fl├Ęche Rousse Ridge AD 3 *** 66
11 Jardin Ridge
D 2
  North Face (Saleina Side)
13 Barbey Couloir
14 Messner Route D 1
15 Bettembourg Route D 2
16 Classic North Face AD+ *** 5
  Le Plateau, Pt 3177m
18 South Ridge, Le Plateau Pt 3177m
IV+ 2
19 Single Bleu VI+ *** 3

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