An easy 4000 at the top of a grandiose glacial cirque. Beautiful belvedere and highest point of the massif, that we will climb from the refuge of the Ecrins. J1: School of ice and climb to the refuge of the Ecrins, J2: Dome of the Ecrins 2 days
Group climb – The Dôme de Neige des Ecrins (4015m)

Description: Group climb - The Dôme de Neige des Ecrins (4015m)

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 Dome de Neige des Ecrins culminates at 4015 m. It is an not so difficult route, but it requires a little practice of crampon and roping, that we will train going up to the refuge. It is a route that requires to remain vigilant because it winds between crevasses and seracs.

Starting point: Ascent to the refuge des Ecrins (3175m), ice school on the white glacier from Cézanne (1875m). 4:15 plus ice school and snack.
Elevation: 1300 meters from the parking to the refuge and 930 meters from the refuge at the top. Dome Neige of Ecrins from the Ecrins refuge count 3 to 4 hours, then descent to Cézanne (4 to 5 h)

Opening periods

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

Nomber of days

2 days


Fee: 620 € (Private commitment
price for 2 days + mountain hut)
Group adults: 310 € (2 days
price/pers / 2 to 3 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 – The Dôme de Neige des Ecrins (4015m)
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