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North face

North face


Page Type: Route

Location: Hautes Pyrenees, France, Europe

Object Title: North face

Route Type: Mountaineering

Season: Winter

Time Required: Half a day

Rock Difficulty: Class 3

Difficulty: 55º-65º

Number of Pitches: 700

Grade: III

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Created/Edited: Apr 26, 2006 / Apr 26, 2006

Object ID: 190606

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Getting There

From Especieres Ski station in Gavarnie (1650 mts.) reach the upper part of the station (1h). 2100 mts. From here the old road to the Bucharo Col (Collado de Bujaruelo) 2200 mts. Here take to the left to reach the base of taillon's north faces pyramid. about 2h/2h1/2.

Route Description

The route is very clear viewed from the front. take the wall by the right side ascending to the top.
Sometimes, if there's not enough snow could be appear some rocks but it's easy.

Essential Gear

Helmet, 2 axes, crampons, 2/3 ice screws and if there's not enough snow, few rock material.

External Links

For climbing conditions links:


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