Les Droites

Les Droites is a peak rising from the ridge that extends eastward from Aiguille Verte. It is the lowest of the 4000 meter Alpine peaks, barely making the list at exactly 4000 meters. However, this is no small mountain from a climbing perspective. Its sheer north face towers 1600 meters from the Argentière basin, and is famous for its challenging climbing routes.

Elevation (feet): 13,123
Elevation (meters): 4,000
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Savoy Alps
Latitude: 45.930835
Longitude: 6.989466
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1876
First successful climber(s): Henri Cordier, Thomas Middlemore, J. Oakley Maund, J. Jaun, and A. Maurer

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

There are currently no Les Droites trip reports! You can be the first to submit one!