Rock Climbing and Multipitch
Valgrisenche, our secret climbing spot
Technical lev. : 4.5 / 5
Physical lev. : 2.5 / 5
Valgrisenche is at the heart of Val d'Aosta: an Italian region where Valdotans speak French, it is their second language. This little corner of Paradise is not very far from Mont-Blanc and Mont-Rose.
Climbing here is played on cliffs or routes of several lengths and sometimes in the mountains.
Possibility of privatizing the week and the chalet for a family.
Once you've tried it, we're sure you'll come back! You will benefit from a private guide who will adapt to your level and a superb house where you will make your own meals with family or friends.
This little corner of Paradise is not very far from Mont-Blanc and Mont-Rose.
About twenty climbing sites on one of the best Gneiss in the Alps, you can discover cliff climbing with very pleasant altitude sites where you climb without getting too hot!
Valgrisenche is in the heart of Val d'Aosta: an Italian region where Valdotans speak French, it is their second language.
Climbing here is played on a cliff or on a route of several lengths and sometimes in the mountains.
Welcome to our home, Heaven is surely here!
Possibility of modifying the program: contact us by email at info@ espritmontagne.com
You can arrive around 5:00 p.m., the guide will welcome you and show you the house, if you want the first cliff is 200m from the house.
Welcome to Paradise !
You can stock up on Italian specialties at the bottom of the Valley in Arvier at the little CRAI store and then do some shopping in Valgrisenche. If you want to have a little Italian restaurant sometimes, it is possible in Valgrisenche and of course in INTROD or AOSTA which are not so far.You will arrive in Valgrisenche by car via the Col du Grand or Petit Saint Bernard to avoid the tunnel of Mont Blanc and its toll or not.
You can of course arrive earlier to enjoy the valley.
Climbing for the day in one of the superb sites of the valley according to your level. The sites are mainly in the sun and well exposed, on the adret.
The sites in the valley have been well equipped by the local guides. Your guide is a local who knows the sites of the valley very well.
Learning rope manipulation according to your level.
Daytime climbing in the valley or otherwise head for the superb Via Ferrata de Valgrisenche to get used to gaining height before setting off on the multi-pitch route, the next day or after.
Daytime climbing in the valley or on a Grande Voie in the valley, depending on your preferences and the weather. The Gneiss of the valley is of very good quality, you will be able to learn to put on additional protections (friends, wedges ...) while taking advantage of good equipment.
Daytime climbing in the Valley, with learning how to manipulate the rope, progression techniques in several lengths and abseils.
End of activities, free day you must leave at 5 p.m.
You will be able to come back, it is promised, difficult to leave Paradise!
4 days of climbing with a mountain guide;
group equipment (ropes, carabiners etc ...);
5 nights in a private mountain house in Valgrisenche (La Bethaz), possibility of free parking in front;
personal technical equipment (harness, climbing shoes, climbing helmet);
picnics, drinks and snacks so you can eat as you like;
meals at home, 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; You must do the cleaning at the end of your stay: this should not normally take long;
all that is not mentioned in "the price includes".
You already do wall climbing, perhaps in cliffs too, and you want to climb mountain cliffs and gain height in via Ferrata and then in a very long route. Your guide will show you the techniques and find the best spots for you depending on the weather.
Level 6a / b
We recommend to have your own personal travel insurance, covering accident abroad and repatriation.
Valgrisenche is two and a half hours drive from Milan and Geneva airports.
Your accommodation is a mountain house located in the village of La Bethaz, Valgrisenche, a wild corner in the middle of nature and at 5-minutes walk from the first climbing walls:
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