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Liv Sansoz's Favourite 4000ers

Liv Sansoz's favourite 4000m peak climbs as part of her Liv-Along-The-Way project.

Liv Sansoz

Description

French climber and alpinist Liv Sansoz completed all 82 4,000m summits in the Alps on the 11th of September, 2018. Here are her favourite climbs from that project.

Watch the video about this mission, here: http://tv.salomon.com/story/livalongtheway

Mont Maudit, Frontier/Kuffner Ridge.
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Mont Maudit, Frontier/Kuffner Ridge.

Chamonix
5.7 km
1,249 m
A memorable technical mountaineering route up one of the finest ridges of its standard in the Alps, the Frontier Ridge.
Severe
Private
Monte Rosa, 4634m
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Monte Rosa, 4634m

Monte Rosa
18.2 km
2,102 m
A huge journey for the very ambitious and very well acclimatised mountain athlete.
Moderate
Private
Aiguille Verte, Grande Rocheuse and Aiguille du Jardin

Aiguille Verte, Grande Rocheuse and Aiguille du Jardin

Chamonix
1 day +
6.3 km
1,472 m
1,472 m
Climbing Aiguille Verte, Grande Rocheuse and Aiguille du Jardin via the Couturier couloir with David Goettler in order to climb all of the 4000m peaks of the Alps
Difficult
Private
Alphubel, 4206m via East Flank
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Alphubel, 4206m via East Flank

Saas Fee
5 - 6 hrs
7.6 km
1,317 m
1,316 m
41 °
A long but relatively steady ascent up a big remote glacial peak, with great views of the giant Weisshorn nearby.
Severe
Private
Allalinhorn, 4027m
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Allalinhorn, 4027m

Saas Fee
2 - 3 hrs
4.4 km
649 m
579 m
40 °
One of the easier 4000m peaks in the Alps
Moderate
Private
Aiguille du Rôchefort South Face
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Aiguille du Rôchefort South Face

Chamonix
2 - 3 hrs
3.4 km
528 m
1,481 m
57 °
A stunning and rarely descended line starting from 4000 meters on one of the most famous ridgelines of the Alps.
Extreme
Private
Bernese Oberland 4000m Peak Tour: The Aletschhorn
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Bernese Oberland 4000m Peak Tour: The Aletschhorn

Bernese Oberland
1 day +
19.3 km
1,585 m
2,609 m
30 °
Day 5: The easiest, though not easy, route to one of the remotest and most coveted 4000m peaks in the Alps.
Severe
Private