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Massif des Ecrins Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 13,408'
Location: 44.92288, 6.35612 View Map  Incorrect?
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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

Weather station 25.9 miles from here

10 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Start of Voie Chegevaroux.  Patty Black steps up a...

Voie Chegevaroux 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  Europe : France : ... : Contrefort de Roche Robert
A fun jaunt up good limestone (some polish) on steep terrain.Pitch 1: start in a shallow left-facing corner crack and work up to steeper face terrain to a ledge. 5.8-ish climbing up fun features on solid rock. Shared belay with Voie des Quarantes.Pitch 2: face climb up to right then back left up through steep terrain to the top of a large detached flake with a chained rappel/belay anchor above the flake’s top. 5.9.Pitch 3: Crux pitch up steep vertical wall to a large terrace. Maybe 5.10...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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