Aiguille de Chambeyron

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.

Elevation (feet): 11,194
Elevation (meters): 3,412
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Cottian Alps
Latitude: 44.528313
Longitude: 6.853219
Difficulty: Scramble
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)

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

Trip Reports

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, 2000
    Nice 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, 1999
    I 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...