La Duchère - Grand falaise

1300 m

Information

General

General

elevation: 1300 m

waypoint_type: climbing_outdoor

rock_types: gneiss
climbing_outdoor_types: single

rain_proof: exposed

children_proof: very_safe

best_periods: jun, jul, apr, may, sep, oct, aug

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quality: medium

orientations

orientations

E W S N

maps_info

maps_info

  • Swisstopo - 45 - Haute-Savoie
  • IGN - 3531ET - St-Gervais les Bains - Massif du Mont Blanc
  • IGN - 3531OT - Megève - Col des Aravis

heights

heights

elevation: 1300 m

height min/max : 20 m / 90 m

Style

Style

climbing_styles: slab

Licence

Licence

description

The sector to the left, with the longest routes.

Means of descent

By the path, with some cables etc. descending to the right of the crag, (looking down).

Remarks

Recommended “Fun Five” route : Nain Jaune Attend, A seven pitch classic.
Starts at near the left hand end of the crag, name plate on the rock:
P1 3b,
P2 4b,
P3 4b, harder if wet, (resurgences)
P4 Either the up the wall 5c or the arête on the right, 5b+
Top of the first part, walk over the easy slabs to the right
P5 4b
P6 5b, (awkward move to the right at a little overhang.)
Possible to escape to the left at this point
P7 5b, Long pitch up the third part, can be split.
Do not forget to have your photo taken with the Yellow garden gnome.

External resources

http://www.escalade-74.com/falaises/escalade_duchere.htm

pedestrian access

From the car park opposite the Notre Dame cable car, cross the river and through the park to a track which leads up to the foot of the crag at a mobile toilet. Signposted

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