Climbs 72
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 3901m a.s.l
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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+ * 10
3 Alchimixte D-  
4 Deschamp-Ravanel Gully
-
TD  
5 West Couloir of the Charlet-Straton Ridge
-
PD  
6 Glacier du Milieu PD+ * 160
7 Josephine Icefalls
-
D+  
8 Couloir Oblique
-
PD  
9 Jardin Ridge
-
D 2
10 Minaret Gully
-
TD-  
11 South Couloir of the Minaret
-
AD  
12 Oxford Couloir
-
D+ 1
13 Y Couloir AD ** 36
  South Pillar & Tour Jaune
15 Pirate ED1 *** 1
16 Pilier Bettembourg 6b+ 2
  Vierge d'Argentière
18 Ciao Vinc ED1  
19 Une saison en Enfer ED1 1
20 Bettembourg TD+  
21 Rêve de singe ED1 1
  Plateau du Jardin (Le Plateau: Pointe 3177m)
23 Voie des Toits
-
6c ** 1
24 Cascade Nina
-
TD-  
25 Fureur de Vivre
-
TD+ 5
26 Diagonal Crack
-
V+  
27 Central Diedre TD *** 18
28 Single Bleu TD+ *** 5
Climb name Grade
29 South Ridge (Le Plateau)
-
AD 4
  Rabouin
31 Rabouin Ridge AD 3
  Aiguille du Refuge
33 Le Gateau de Riz D 5b ** 44
34 Bettembourg de droite TD- 5
35 Doux Refuge TD+ 2
36 Vive la jeunesse TD+  
37 Radieux Actifs TD+ 2
38 Casier Judicieux ED1 **  
39 Défense d'obeir TD+ ***  
40 Juge et Partie ED2 ***  
41 T'es qui Toua? TD+ ** 1
42 Bettembourg-Gillet TD+ 1
  Aiguille du Génépi (Pointe 3159m)
44 South Ridge, Aiguille du Génépi D ** 22
45 Grouille toi y'a pépé qui gueule TD+ ** 1
46 Un Eclat de Rire! D+ *** 4
47 Mort de Rire TD- *** 28
48 Echappée Belle TD+  
  Le Minaret
50 Mine Adorée
-
V+  
51 South Face Direct
-
V+ *** 1
52 Versant Satanique ED1 10
53 Voyage en Pierre Sainte ED1 *** 1
54 South-East Spur
-
V+ *** 19
55 Rasta Metal ED1  
Climb name Grade
  Le Casque
57 South-East Spur, La Casque
-
V  
58 South-East Face, La Casque
-
V+  
  Pointe 3700m
60 South Summit Central Route
-
TD-  
61 Elevation
-
6b+  
62 Efareb
-
6b+  
63 Tour Jaune
-
VI  
  Flèche Rousse
65 Fleche Ridge
-
TD-  
66 Flèche Rousse Ridge AD 3 *** 46
  North Face (Saleina Side)
68 North-East Couloir
-
D  
69 Nouveau Venu
-
D+  
70 Left-hand Route of the NNE Face of the Fleche Rousse
-
AD+  
71 Tobi
-
D+  
72 Right-hand Route of the NNE Face of the Fleche Rousse
-
AD+  
73 Left-hand Route
-
AD+  
74 Hadjilazaro Route
-
AD  
75 Barbey Couloir
-
AD  
76 Voie des Amis
-
TD-  
77 Gabarrou-Jouve Route
-
TD-  
78 Messner Route D ** 1
79 Ligne Perdue
-
D  
80 Bettembourg Route D 2
81 Dutch Route
-
D  
82 North Face Direct
-
D  
83 Classic North Face AD+ *** 5
84 North-West Ridge
-
AD  

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