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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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Sunset on La Meije from La Grave


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: Crankin' up Rubicon:  Patty Black

Rubicon 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Europe : France : ... : Vénosc - Les Étroits
Start on a thin, flat face and crimp your way up to a shallow scoop. Nice stemming leads to bigger holds.Take care passing through the sixth bolt area.Rumored not to be a great route for the diminutive folk....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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