Ridges of the Mont Chauffe

Page Type
Route
Location:
Haute Savoie, France, Europe
Route Type:
Rock climb
Time Required:
Most of a day
Difficulty:
One passage of III

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Ridges of the Mont Chauffe
Created On: Jan 3, 2003
Last Edited On: Sep 13, 2004

Approach


From le Sauvage near Abondance go to the col de la Plagne du Mont.

Route Description


At the right, reach the crest over lapiaz-stones. Follow the crest line and climb down any blocks (first difficulty II) At the summit of the Dent du Chien rope down the "Saut du Chien" (rope rings). A funambulic trip of 2 km begins ! The rocky crest becomes more an more slender. Before the summit, a discharging wall must be climbed (III). I give advice to descent the normal route.


Essential Gear


Rope useful and adviced, helmet, climb-belt, snaps.