Aiguille Du Moine

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Another beautiful granite "aiguille". At the base of the Arête du Moine of the Aiguille Verte. Great view on the Jorasses and the Vallée Blanche.

The Refuge du Couvercle is nearly at the foot of the climb.

Elevation (feet): 11,194
Elevation (meters): 3,412
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Savoy Alps
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 2001
First successful climber(s): Etienne Kossovsky
Nearest major airport: Geneva
Convenient Center: Chamonix

Thanks to etienne kossovsky for adding this peak.

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Trip Reports

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  • Log #16761 - by etienne kossovsky on Aug 16, 2001
    Went up by the south ridge "intégrale". Excellent rock, beautiful ride over south and west side. Good protection. Overall D / D+ (mostly grade IV / IV+).