Aiguille Verte

Elevation (feet): 13,524
Elevation (meters): 4,122
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Savoy Alps
Latitude: 45.9833
Longitude: 6.43333
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1865
First successful climber(s): Edward Whymper, Christian Almer, Franz Biener
Nearest major airport: Chamonix, France
Convenient Center: Chamonix, France

Aiguille Verte, meaning Green Needle, is a an elegant, slender peak contrasting magnificently with its neighboring peaks, the bulky ice mass of Mont Blanc and the rock bastion of the Grandes Jorasses.