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Cosmique Grat - Eingehgrattour an der Aiguille du Midi (3.842 m)

Alpine Route · Mont Blanc massif
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  • Cosmique Grat - Topo Grantigrat Mont Blanc - Chamonix
    Cosmique Grat - Topo Grantigrat Mont Blanc - Chamonix
    Photo: Stefan Stadler, DAV Sektion Teisendorf
m 3700 3600 3500 3,0 2,5 2,0 1,5 1,0 0,5 km Aiguille du Midi Refuge des Cosmiques
difficult
Distance 3.5 km
4:00 h
200 m
200 m
3,780 m
3,532 m

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Author
Stefan Stadler 
Update: February 07, 2022
Difficulty
IV, 40°, AD difficult
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Risk potential
Highest point
Aiguille du Midi (Seilbahnstation), 3,780 m
Lowest point
Col du Midi, 3,532 m
Best time of year
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Cardinal direction
NESW
Belay stations
trad gear
Protection
sporadic bolts, trad gear
Rope length
1 x 50 m
Number of quickdraws
6

Track types

No marked trail 99.99%
No marked trail
3.5 km
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Rest stops

Refuge des Cosmiques

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Start

Aiguille du Midi (3,709 m)
Coordinates:
DD
45.879112, 6.887628
DMS
45°52'44.8"N 6°53'15.5"E
UTM
32T 336079 5082785
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Destination

Refuge des Cosmiques

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Coordinates

DD
45.879112, 6.887628
DMS
45°52'44.8"N 6°53'15.5"E
UTM
32T 336079 5082785
w3w 
///dissented.have.stopping
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Book recommendation by the author

Verlag Idea Montagna: Mont Blanc Classic und Plaisir ; Gebietsführer DAV Mont-Blanc-Gruppe von Hartmut Eberlein

 

Author’s map recommendations

IGN Karte Nr. 3630 Chamonix im Maßstab 1:25000

 

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Difficulty
IV, 40°, AD difficult
Distance
3.5 km
Duration
4:00 h
Ascent
200 m
Descent
200 m
Highest point
3,780 m
Lowest point
3,532 m
Circular route Scenic Refreshment stops available Geological highlights Ridge traverse

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