Tag Archives: Aiguilles Rouges

Trail: Buet Traverse (Aiguilles Rouges)

The Mont Buet is one of the best viewpoint in the valley and for those looking for a scenic and challenging trail, the North South traverse is a good choice. North ridge of Mont Buet (© P. Gatta)
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Summer hikes and trails

Lucky with the weather, I had a busy summer leading clients in the Massif. It is now time to sort out the photos, walk less and run more… ;-) Glaciers, Mont-Blanc Massif (© P. Gatta)
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Alpi-Trail: Crochues Traverse (Aiguilles Rouges)

The Crochues Traverse is one of the most classic scrambling of the Aiguilles Rouges. After a quick climb, we switched to trail running to Col des Montets and Argentière, enjoying a full day outdoor. View from the top of Aiguilles Crochues (© P. Gatta)
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Alpinism: Aiguille du Belv̩d̬re РBaisers Orageux (Aiguilles Rouges)

Last year Anna and I climbed Mariage de la terre et du vent at Aiguille du Belvédère and we enjoyed it. This year we are back there to try another Michel Piola’s route; Baisers Orageux. Anna at the top of 3rd pitch Baisers Orageux (© P. Gatta)
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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)
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Alpinism: Le Pouce – Voie des Francais (Aiguilles Rouges)

Le Pouce is one of the great peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges Massif. It has an impressive South face with some very good routes. The rough approach and the return along a ridge offers a full mountain experience. Le Pouce – Voie des Français (© P. Gatta)
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Alpinism: Aiguille de la Gli̬re РLes Portes de la Chapelle (Aiguilles Rouges)

The Aiguille de la Glière can be quickly reached from the Index chairlift. Looking for a more sustained climb than the famous South ridge, we chose the Les Portes de la Chapelle, a TD+ route. Aiguille de la Glière (© P. Gatta)
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Alpinism: Aiguilles de Van – Acqua concert (Aiguilles Rouges)

Looking for a short climb between two thunderstorms, we headed to the Aiguilles de Van (Perrons) and climbed Acqua concert. The route is not the best we have done but it is straightforward, easy to find and it’s worth the climb for the stunning views over Mont Blanc on one side and Emosson, Buet, Ruan […]
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Alpinism: Aiguilles Crochues – Ravanel route (Aiguilles Rouges)

We did another fun climb in Aiguilles Rouges: the Ravanel route in the South summit of Aiguilles Crochues. 15 pitches/400 meters easy and very scenic, relaxing after the crimps of Aiguille du Belvédère. Morning lights on Aiguille Verte and Dru (© P. Gatta)
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Alpinism: Aiguille du Belv̩d̬re РMariage de la terre et du vent (Aiguilles Rouges)

Aiguille du Belvédère (2,965m) is a peak in the Aiguilles Rouges massif. The 300 meters of its Southeast face are steep, compact and home of half a dozen of difficult routes. On the way to the Aiguille du Belvédère (© A. Gatta)
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