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Aiguille des Grands Montets: Combe des Rachasses

From the summit of Grands Montets, cross Grands Montets glacier for around a hundred meters (west). Leave it to take foot on Pendant glacier (north). Stay near the rocks of Aiguille des Grands Montets (right bank of the glacier), there are big crevasses on the left bank. Descend Lognan glacier (north), first in line with the Grand Montets tram. Around 2750 meters, you approach the right bank of the glacier (rocky spur). Continue to descend to the north staying near the rocky spur. Around 2450 meters, take the well-marked Combe des Rachasses (north, steep slope at the start) located under spot elevation 2560. Follow this scoop until the piste which leads (west) to the Lognan intermediate station.

  • Difficulty: S3 - Medium (<35°)
  • Danger/Exposure: UNKNOWN
  • Time: 06:00 hours
  • Total climb: 1 m
  • Total elevation drop: 1 m
  • Highest altitude: 3297 m
  • Lowest altitude: 3233 m
  • Extra gear: None
  • Lift access: No

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