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Râteau ouest (3769m), classic route

A classic ridge right by La Meije

Together with La Meije and the Pic Gaspard, the Râteau forms an impressive wall separating the Romanche and Vénéon rivers. A one-day hike along a beautiful ridge in a high mountain environment is made possible by the Téléphérique des Glaciers de la Meije. The Girose pass, a small col overlooking the Vallon de la Selle, is the first step on the way to the Râteau and already offers a magnificent landscape. This ascent is an ideal initiation to alpinism, with a fairly accessible normal route on a mixed terrain, near La Meije. An easy ridge on good quality rock allows the climber to enjoy an almost vertical view of the village of la Grave.

HOW DIFFICULT WILL THE TRIP BE?

Intermediate

You have already done your first ascents using crampons and ice axe or climbed your first routes on
rock. If the thought of progression in the mountains tickles you we are here to accompany you on more
ambitious climbs.


WHAT LEVEL OF PHYSICAL FITNESS DO I NEED?

Beginner

You are fit and you practice sports regularly. Imagine hiking 3 to 5 hours at a slow pace with a light
backpack. (picnic, water and clothes for the day)


WHAT WILL HAPPEN ON EACH DAY?

  • Day
    1

    After arriving at the col des Ruillans (3200m) via the téléphérique, we will set foot roped up on the Girose glacier. Once having crossed the bergschrund, we quickly reach the beginning of the ridge. After some mixed terrain, the hike turns out to be fairly easy on good quality rock. The hike down happens to be slightly below the ridge, with a succession of walls and ledges allowing us to reach the mixed terrain of the ascent.

    560m vertical - between 4 and 5 hours 

     



340.0 €

This Price is for a maximum number of participants: 3

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Group of 1 to 3 people for a private outing

INCLUDED

Outing with a certified mountain guide or instructor

Professional Civil Liability Insurance

Group technical gear (rope…)

NOT INCLUDED

Personal Accident Insurance

Lift Pass (possibility to purchase at the Guide Office in the morning)

Water Bottle or thermos, food and snacks

helmet

harness

Mountain boots that work with crampons

Classic mountaineering ice axe. Crampons with ANTI-SNOW system that fit your mountaineering boots.

backpack (around 35L)

Picnic for during the day

Appropriate clothing for your activity and the weather

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Contact Us

Address

Rn 1091 place du téléphérique,
05320 la grave France

Phone Number

+33 476 799 021