Alpinist Itinerary : The Eagle Rock (Rocher de l’Aigle)

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!

About : Alpinist Itinerary : The Eagle Rock (Rocher de l’Aigle)

Access return: 12h
Vertical drop: 1 800 m
Difficulty : /!\ Beware, high mountain glacier route: for experienced people

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


Free of charge

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