Time:one full day
Difficulty:fairly difficult to difficult (D-), 4+, 200m
People:one to two
Starting Point:  Chamonix (link), return trip, taking the Aiguille du Midi cable car to Plan de l'Aiguille
Online:topo on camptocamp

The mountains of Chamonix are famous for the superb crack climbing they offer. The north north-east ridge of the Aiguille de l'M is a first classic climb that every aspiring alpinist should have climbed at least once.