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Les Houches - Mont Blanc - Les Houches

Alpine Climbing Extreme

32 km
4 km
4 km
Low Point
1 km
High Point
4.8 km
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This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be extreme. It's remote, it features high exposure and is typically done between June and September. From a low point of 1 km to the maximum altitude of 4.8 km, the route covers 32 km, 4021 vertical metres of ascent and 4036 vertical metres of descent. You'll need crampons and glacier kit to complete it safely.


A unique and incredible way to climb Mont Blanc 4810m: up and down from Les Houches!!



Long, committing and complex routes with difficult and sustained climbing on rock/ice and challenging route finding throughout. TD upwards.

High Exposure

3 out of 4

Much of the route is difficult to protect and a fall could be disastrous at certain points.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between June and September

Equipment required

  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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