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Col du Chat

Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 6a to 6c, from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (french grades).
Best time(s) :
  • January
  • February
  • March
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  • Nov.
  • Dec.
Aspect(s) : NE-N     Altitude : 600 m
Approach 5 min down hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag reasonable for young kids.

Informations :

Between 25 and 50 routes, from 6a to 8b.   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 35 m.
Rock : limestone.    Characteristic(s) : steep wall Dévers, vertical Vertical.    Type(s) of holds : crimps.
Further information(s) : This cliff is very interesting for summer because it is cool due to its northeast aspect (shadow from 12.00).
It is quiet here and there is a beautiful view of Lac du Bourget. Access is very short and easy for kids who can play carefree in the fields lining the main cliff. It climbs a compact limestone rock with little grain taken where some supernatural may surprise you! The climbing is technical and demanding for the feet and fingers. There are two different areas to satisfy your cravings. However, it must be comfortable in 6b.

Locations :

Area : France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Savoie (73), Chambéry, Hameau du Col du Chat.
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  Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   45° 41' 22" N Longitude :   5° 51' 3" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
  Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   45° 41' 32" N Longitude :   5° 50' 52" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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Area added by lez
Digital Guide Books :



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

Paper Guide Books :


Escalade en Savoie Tome 1

Internet Guide Books :

www.mordudecaillasse.fr