Photo Information - Aiguille de l'Index


This photo was take on a descent of the Chapelle de la Gliere, which is quite nearby. Here we are looking southwest. The normal route, the South Arête, is on the opposite side of the peak. The descent route however, one long rappel and some downclimbing, is on this side.

Behind is the Chamonix valley and the Chamonix Aiguilles. The 4 main summits are, from left to right, the Grepon, the Blatière, the Plan and the Midi. Mont Blanc is just out of view to the right.

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