Aiguille de Peclet

Elevation (feet): 11,683
Elevation (meters): 3,561
Continent: Europe
Country: France
Range/Region: Graian Alps
Latitude: 45.281111
Longitude: 6.623889
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1877
First successful climber(s): Puiseux brothers and L. Boutant
Nearest major airport: Grenoble, Geneva
Convenient Center: Val Thorens

Thanks to Philippe Pébay and Terrill Thompson for contributing to these details. (View history)

The Aiguille de Péclet is located east of Val Thorens ski resort, on the boundary of Vanoise National Park. Loose rock. Normal route: Péclet glacier (W face). 40° max., crevasses and rock falls. An interesting route uses the north corridor of the Aiguille des Saint-Pères, the south ridge to the summit.

Thanks to Philippe Pébay for this description.