Argentière - La Crèmerie - Moby Dick - Argentière - La Crèmerie - Mont-Blanc - France
Argentière - La Crèmerie - Moby Dick

Argentière - La Crèmerie - Moby Dick

Argentière - La Crèmerie - Mont-Blanc - France

Information
Min / max altitude1350m / 1350m
Duration1 day
Main facingN
Route typereturn_same_way
Source

Moby Dick is the last of the three main icefalls at the Cremerie site, Argentière. Lots of pleasant variations, but be careful on the approach as often there is ice hidden under snow.

Approach

See Crémerie. From the foot of the first ice fall, (“La Crémerie”), the line of Moby Dick is obvious, some 200m further up the valley.

Route

L# | 40m, Never steeper than 70º. Tree belay. L# | 50m, (possible to split into two pitches.) Never steeper than 80° for small sections of 5-8m. Tree belay.

Descent

Abseil

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