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Gouter Route PD

Route:

Gouter Route - Mont Blanc – Chamonix - France

Category:

Mountaineering

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Route description:

The most popular route up the highest mountain in the alps. A great expedition through some stunning scenery featuring rock scrambling, glaciers and narrow snow aretes.

Required experience/skill level:

Intermediate –
good crampons skills, fitness and acclimatisation required.

Length (in metres):

1700m

Time/duration:

2 – 3 days

Starting point/base:

Chamonix

Maximum guide ratio:

1:2

Normal season:

June - October

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Comments/notes:

Often dismissed as the “normal route” and a “walk” the Gouter route (also known as the Bosses arete) is anything but. Rock fall danger, crevasses, featureless terrain and high altitude all combine to produce a challenging climb. Preparation and experience cannot be under stated.

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