Aiguille du Midi, voie Mazeaud

The S. face of the Aiguille du Midi is a wonderland of alpine granite. The classics put up by the likes of Gaston Rebuffat, Andre Contamine, Rene Desmaison in the late 50’s and 60’s dominate the SE side of the pillar. Continuing with the testpieces of the 80’s established by Romain Vogler, Michel Piola and co. Routes like Ma Dalton, Super Dupont, Le fou de l’aiguille and Le Dame du lac breach the vertiginous dihedrals and roofs of the SW aspect. All accessible by a 30 min. cable car ride and either a quick walk to the base or by numerous rappels. The S. face is as close as it gets to a world class local crag here in Chamonix.

CRUX TRAVERSE P3
PERFECT 6B+ DIHEDRAL P2
LOOKING DOWN P2

EVA STEMMING P2
P4 AWKWARD START

CLIMBERS RAPPELING MIDI SONNE

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