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Col des Prés

Interesting rock climbing area for routes up to 5c and from 6a to 6c (french grades).
InformationMany additional skills about progressing, belaying, escaping technics ... are necessary for multipitch routes security.
Best time(s) :
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
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  • Dec.
Aspect(s) : SW-S     Altitude : 1100 m
Approach between 5 and 10 min up hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag uneven for young kids.

Informations :

Between 25 and 50 routes, from 5a to 7a.   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 80 m.
Rock : limestone.    Characteristic(s) : vertical Vertical, slab Dalle.    Type(s) of holds : pockets / holes, crimps, cracks, limestone channels, slopers.
Further information(s) : Beautiful crag for casual climbers. Mainly single pitch routes and some 3 pitches routes as well. There is a very nice view of Chambéry basin. On vertical faces, this crag is nice for learning mutli pitch skills. The rock dries quickly after rain and shadow at the foot of the roof is really enjoyable on summer !
Located 2 km from the 'Col des prés" and 15 minutes driving from Chambéry, this crag is perfect for half day ... or maybe the whole day of climbing.

Locations :

Area : France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Savoie (73), Chambéry, Aillon-le-Jeune.
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: Bouldering     : Single pitch     : Multi pitches     : Deep water soloing     : Differents kind of climbing
  Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   45° 34' 46" N Longitude :   6° 3' 28" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
  Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   45° 34' 44" N Longitude :   6° 3' 26" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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Area added by Bapt
Digital Guide Books :



Escalade autour du lac du Bourget
Autor(s) : CD FFME 73
Published in march 2017.
Update in march 2019.

Internet Guide Books :

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