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) 
2Whymper RoutePD+ *8
4Glacier du MilieuPD+ *151
5South Ridge (Le Plateau)
PD 2
6Central Diedre (Le Plateau)TD 12
7Fureur de Vivre (Le Plateau)
TD+ 5
8Oxford Couloir
D+ 1
9Y couloirAD **37
10Fl├Ęche Rousse RidgeAD 3 ***60
11Jardin Ridge
D 2
 North Face (Saleina Side) 
13Barbey Couloir
14Messner RouteD 1
15Bettembourg RouteD 2
16Classic North FaceAD+ ***5
 Le Plateau, Pt 3177m 
18South Ridge, Le Plateau Pt 3177m
IV+ 2
19Single BleuVI+ ***3

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