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Vallon du Paquis

Interesting rock climbing area for routes up to 5c and from 6a to 6c (french grades).
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Aspect(s) : NW     Altitude : 2250 m
Approach 20 min steep up hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag uneven for young kids.

Informations :

Less than 10 routes, from 4c to 5a , spread over 1 crags   Bolting : big run out climbing
Max Height : 70 m.
Rock : gneiss.    Characteristic(s) : vertical Vertical, slab Dalle.    Type(s) of holds : jugs, crimps, cracks.
Further information(s) : Small climbing area located in the Vallon of Paquis.
From the Val Claret car park, go up by a path (variant of the GR55) along the Le Retort stream aiming the "Blocs du Retort" ( https://climbingaway.fr/en/climbing-areas/vallon-du-paquis ) then leave the main block on the left and go up the valley towards the cliff, leaving the path.
The approach is easy except for the last 50 meters on a steep slope.

Locations :

Area : France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Savoie (73), Tignes, Tignes-Val-Claret.
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  Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   45° 26' 54" N Longitude :   6° 54' 24" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
  Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   45° 27' 14" N Longitude :   6° 54' 0" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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