Geoffrey Winthrop Young with Josef Knubel on August 10, 1907. E’ today the most classic and popular route for the Aiguille du Plan summit. Crest route with a magnificent panorama of the Aiguille and the Chamonix valley. Mixed sections with difficulty up to grade IV.


  • Day 1
    From Chamonix ascent by cable car to the Aiguille du Midì 3842 Mt. With crampons and rope climbing down the snowy ridge, the ridge continues eastwards with slight downhill stretches up to the Colle du Plan3475 Mt. , rock channels and easy climbing sections lead to the top in about 3 h 30. The return usually takes place on the same.
  • Average round trip times 6/7 h
  • Total height difference, uphill + 600 mt.
  • Period from June to September
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The price includes

  • Assistance of the mountain guide, commonly used material.
  • Insurance that covers the emergency intervention in the event of an accident.

The fee does not include

  • Tickets for the Chamonix A / R cable cars – Aiguille du Midi € 50 + guide
  • Anything not specified in the entry The price includes

Technical difficulty


Physical training


  • harness
  • Maximum ice ax 60 cm
  • Classic crampons with anti-cocoon
  • High mountain boots
  • Helmet
  • Telescopic ski pole
  • Harness, ice ax, crampons, ski pole and helmet missing will be provided by the guide.


  • High mountain / glacier sunglasses
  • Sun cream and cocoa butter
  • Cap
  • High mountain gloves
  • Breathable t-shirt
  • Sweet life
  • Windstopper or fleece jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Shoeller mountain pants
  • Mountain socks
  • Leggings


  • Lightweight spare gloves
  • Small personal pharmacy (compeed, aspirin, high protection sunscreen)
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Camera
  • 1 liter bottle or Thermos
  • Energy bars, dried fruit, chocolate, sandwich
  • Paper towels
  • Sun hat
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