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Rock Climbing and Multipitch

Climbing and Via Ferrata in Haute Tarentaise

Technical lev. : 4 / 5

Technical lev. : 4 / 5

Physical lev. : 2.5 / 5

Physical lev. : 2.5 / 5

  • 5 days & 5 night
  • Participants : 4
  • Summer

We will find the most beautiful cliffs and long routes according to weather conditions, you just have to follow your guide who will adapts to your level to make the most of it out of your climbing week!

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Climbing week in Les Arcs

A climbing week to make you improve on rock starting with climbing on wall, to then pass to Via Ferrata and multiple pitches climb to gradually adapt you to the different conditions.
We will find the most beautiful cliffs and long routes according to weather conditions, you just have to follow your guide who will adapts to your level to make the most of it out of your climbing week!

There are endless possibilities and in case of bad weather, we will go to the Tignes climbing wall, one of the most beautiful inside walls in France with 17 m of amplitude.

Possibility to privatize the week and the chalet for a family.

DAY 1 - SUNDAY

Arrival at Chalet in Arcs 1800.

You will be greeted by a member of the Esprit Montagne team, you will make your mark in the chalet, you can buy food at Les Arcs or in Bourg-Saint-Maurice. You can easily  have dinner in some restaurant in Les Arcs 1800 7-8 min walk from the house.

DAY 2 - MONDAY

Cliff climbing to take our marks, towards the Cliff of Notre Dame du Pré, one of the largest cliffs in the valley with all levels in the shade and sometimes in the sun.
Possibility of Barbecue… Handling ropes and technical progression with your guide.

DAY 3 - TUESDAY

Via Ferrata in Peisey, then climbing in the Peisey valley either in a block or a cliff in the afternoon.
A superb day on the edge of the Vanoise National Park, an enchanting setting at the feet of the Mont Pourri glaciers (3,779 m) in a beautiful mountain setting.

DAY 4 - WEDNESDAY

Via Ferrata du Rocher du Vent or climbing in the Vallée des Chapieux multiple climbing sites await you depending on the weather and your level, the guide will take you to a little secret corner ... You will climb very close to the southern end from the Mont-Blanc massif or in the Massif on the beautiful Grandes Falaises de Séloge very sunny wall 150 to 300 m high.

DAY 5 - THURSDAY

Direction the cliffs of Monal facing the Dôme de la Sache glacier (3,588 m) or the cliffs of the upper valley towards Val d'Isère, depending on the weather and your wishes, you will choose with the guide where to go.
It is the beginning of autonomy in the mountains.

DAY 6 - FRIDAY

It's the last day, so depending on your level, you can choose a long mountain route, with your guide: several choices will be possible and maybe you will even leave our chalet to sleep in a refuge closer to your goal.
Choose between the Pierra Menta, the Oeillasses or the South Wall of Mont-Pourri (3,779 m).

DAY 7 - SATURDAY

Free day, rest or maybe a little walk around before leaving in the afternoon or before.
You can buy local cheese, the well known Beaufort, at the Cooperative in Bourg-Saint-Maurice to go back home with lots of specialties and small gifts…

Everyone takes his road in the afternoon after cleaning the chalet for the next climbers.

See you soon here or in Valgrisenche;) to climb together in the mountains again!

Prices available upon request

Included in the price:

  • 4 days climbing with Mountain Guide;
  • group equipment (ropes, carabiners etc ...);
  • 5 nights in a private mountain house in Valgrisenche (La Bethaz), possibility to park for free in front;
  • bed sheets.

The price does not include:

  • personal technical equipment (harness, climbing shoes, climbing helmet);
  • picnics, drinks and snacks so you can eat as you wish;
  • meals at the house, you will cook together, outdoor barbecue possible, restaurant and shops nearby in the village of Valgrisenche and mainly in Arvier, Introd and Aosta which are 25 to 45 minutes by car;
  • house cleaning at the end of the stay: to lower the price it shouldn't normally take a long time;
  • everything not mentioned in "the price includes".

TECHNICAL EQUIPMENT

  • mountain light walking/trekking shoes
  • climbing shoes and your own personal climbing equipment (the Mountain Guide will make a material check on the first day)
  • climbing harness
  • climbing helmet
  • 30 lt backpack
  • walking poles

HOW TO DRESS

  • technical breathable t-shirts
  • climbing pants and shorts
  • mountain walking pants
  • a warm fleece
  • a thin down jacket
  • a Jacket Type Gore Tex or similar windproof and waterproof

DO NOT FORGET:

  • warm hat
  • sun hat
  • neck band
  • suncream
  • sunglasses
  • camera
  • small personal pharmacy with your personal treatments, pills, what to make a small dressing, survival sheet
  • your documents and phone
 

You practice rock climbing already on inside walls but you would like to improve on the outside rock and take height in Via Ferrata then in a very long routes. Your guide will show you the techniques and find the best spots for you depending on the weather.

Level 5b / c

Useful information for climbing trainees in Haute Tarentaise:

Insurance

Cancellation and repatriation insurance is recommended as well as other insurance guaranteeing search and rescue in the mountains (approximately 10,000 Euros guarantee).

How to reach Bourg Saint Maurice, 73700, and Les Arcs

By train, access possible by TGV to Bourg Saint Maurice station - Les Arcs can be reached by funicular (2 minutes on foot from the station via the footbridge) and then by shuttle from Les Arcs 1600 to 1800;
By car from Albertville, access by expressway to Moutiers - Bourg Saint Maurice is 2h30 from Lyon.
If you wish, we can organize a taxi for you for your trips from the airport: do not hesitate to ask for information when making your reservation.

THE PRICE INCLUDES

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