If you are keen of mountain and want to familiarize yourself with the technical mountaineering and live a unique experience, this is a hike for you ... thrills and panorama beyond reality guaranteed!
Access return: 12h
Vertical drop: 1 800 m
Difficulty: Very difficult
In spring: Put your skis on in La Grave, or, even better, Villar d’Arène
and take the Côte Longue moraine up to the immense Glacier du Tabuchet (1800m height gain, 6 hours).
In summer: on foot from the Pont des Brebis near Le Pied du Col, 4 km east of Villar d’Arène (1780m height gain, 6 hours). This route starts off on a good path and then continues on rocky outcrops and névés before reaching the Col du Bec, followed by the north arête of the Bec de l’Homme. The Vire Amieux ledge, with its fi xed cables, leads you onto the Glacier du Tabuchet. From this point, crampons and ropes are needed to reach the Eagle rock.
Contact te Mountain Guides Office
From 01/05 to 31/10
Accessible during Summer, depending on snow and weather conditions, for more information, please contact the Mountain Guide office of La Grave la Meije : +33 (0)4 76 79 90 21
Bureau des Guides et Accompagnateurs de La Grave-La Meije
Le Rocher de l'Aigle
05480 Villar d'Arène