Aiguille du Dru

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Standing against the backdrop of the Aiguille Verte, the summits of Les Drus are the most impressive of all the rock spires visible from Chamonix. The traverse of the Petit and Grand Drus high over the Mer de Glace, the longest and largest glacier in France, is a long and rewarding climb.

Elevation (feet): 12,320
Elevation (meters): 3,755
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Savoy Alps
Latitude: 45.932778
Longitude: 6.956389
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Convenient Center: Argentiere, Chamonix

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

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  • Log #13550 - by J. Marts on Apr 26, 2004
    Scott Davis and J. Marts summited via the Bonatti Pillar and the couloir doing the first one day ascent.