We will climb its easy and aerial rocky southern ridge on an exceptional granite, facing the southern wall of La Meije.
Group climb – Northen Peak des Cavales (3362m)

Description: Group climb - Northen Peak des Cavales (3362m)

The Mountain Guides Office of la Grave-La Meije is the meeting point for mountain lovers! Guides and State-certified guides put their experience at your service to help you achieve your dreams of skiing and discover the mountain safely.
A little closer to the majestic peaks and free to discover this wonderful wilderness that surrounds us, to which respect and humility are required.

The northern peak of the Cavales is a summit located at the border of the Etançons and Clot des Cavales valley. It is not a big summit but its good reputation is due to the quality and the beauty of its rock. The south ridge, called the normal way, is made of grooves, slabs, comfortable berms, heated by the sun. Its back and forth clim is accessible and beautiful.

Starting point: Mountain hut Le Pavé (2841 m), in 4 hours of walking.
Altitude difference: 200 m for the ridge, count 1h to 1h30 of approach, then 3 to 4 hours climbing.

Opening periods

From 01/06 to 07/09, daily.
Every day, depending on the weather
Booking needed.

Nomber of days

2 days


Fee: 380 € (Private commitment
price / gpe 2 days + mountain hut)
Group adults: 127 € (2 days
price/pers / 4 people).

Payment Methods

  1. Bank/credit card
  2. Cheque
  3. Chèques Vacances
  4. Cash
  5. Credit transfer


The Mountain Guide Office is located on the square of the cable car parking.

Group climb – Northen Peak des Cavales (3362m)
La Grave