Aiguille de Chambeyron
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct|
|Year first climbed:||1879|
|First successful climber(s):||W.A.B. Coolidge and C. Almer (father and son)|
|Nearest major airport:||Grenoble|
|Convenient Center:||GAP , then Barcelonnette, Saint Paul, Maljasset or Fouillouse (nearest village)|
Aiguille de Chambeyron is a fine peak in Haute-Ubaye (an exceptionally sunny area, as well as nearby Queyras) near the France-Italy border.
Between Viso and Ecrins, Aiguille de Chambeyron is the culminating point of the southern Alps, the mountains from Brian?n to the Mediterranean sea.
Several routes of interest leads to this summit, in a superb backcountry far from the crowd.
Thanks to Alain Figer for this description.
The following weather information is provided for the nearest supported peak. The weather icons reflect weather conditions from the base of the mountain, while the wind, temperature and humidity reflect conditions at the summit.
Weather by meteoexploration.
NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Aiguille de Chambeyron.
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- Log #13815 - by
Evrard on Oct 09, 2000Nice summit. It was my first attempt. I did it with a professionnal. It wanted to do this for my birthday and my mother has accepted.
- Log #13816 - by Alain Figer on Nov 28, 1999I especially like Aiguille de Chambeyron, the culminating point of Queyras and Haute-Ubaye as well as of all southern Alps (Mount Viso, a distinct chain, excluded). In 1994, I summited with Stephane...