Alpinism: Chapelle de la Glière – South Ridge (Aiguilles Rouges)

The South Ridge of the Chapelle de la Glière is a fun and classic route of the Aiguilles Rouges.

Rasor pitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)
Rasor pitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)

Approach: from the top of Index chairlift, take the upper trail. Leave it for a couloir to reach the base of dihedral (first 2 pitches of route), 30 minutes.

Rasor pitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)
Rasor pitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)

The route is graded D-/6a/350m. 13 pitches.

Last pitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)
Last pitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)

Abseil from last pitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)
Abseil from lpitch, Chapelle de la Glière (© P. Gatta)

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