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Massif des Ecrins

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Barre des écrins 

Massif des Ecrins Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 13,408'
Location: 44.92288, 6.35612 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Euan Cameron, Luc, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Quentin Butin on Sep 4, 2013
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Massif des Ecrins is a great alpine domain for beginner or most experienced climbers.

Classic summits such as La barre des Ecrins (4102m) or La Meije (3983m) are located in this area. You find dozens of alpine climbs.
For a more exhaustive list of Ecrins summits, take a look at

Getting There 

From Lyon/Grenoble, head to Vizille via N85, then follow briancon signs (D1091)

Directions then depend on the summit you want to attempt.

Climbing Season

For the Northern Alps area.

Weather station 25.9 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

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Dome de neige des Ecrins, voie Normale   Europe : France : ... : Barre des écrins
An easy snow climb.The path is sometimes overhung by seracs, then do not take too much time while exposed.From the refuge des Ecrins it takes 4 hours to reach the summit, and then 4/5 hours to go down to the Pré de Mme Carle....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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