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Aiguille du Midi is a mountain peak located in the French Alps, close to the town of Chamonix. At an elevation of 3,842 meters (12,605 feet), it offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including Mont Blanc, the highest peak in Europe.

The Aiguille du Midi has a rich history of mountaineering, dating back to the early 20th century. The peak can be accessed via a cable car, which was first built in 1955 and has since been upgraded to accommodate up to 2,800 people per hour. The journey to the top takes approximately 20 minutes and is divided into two stages.

The first stage takes visitors to Plan de l'Aiguille, an intermediate station at an altitude of 2,317 meters (7,602 feet). From here, visitors can take in stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including the Mer de Glace glacier. The second stage takes visitors to the summit of the Aiguille du Midi, where they can step out onto a glass platform and take in 360-degree views of the surrounding area.

The Aiguille du Midi also offers a range of activities for visitors, including mountaineering, ice climbing, and skiing. In the winter months, visitors can ski down from the summit of the Aiguille du Midi to the town of Chamonix, while in the summer months, mountaineers use the peak as a base camp for climbing Mont Blanc.