Climbing learning area Les Freaux





This site is divided into four sectors, which are all sunny and enjoyable. When you turn your head, you will be dazzled by the majestic beauty of the Dame La Meije. There is some fine, well-equipped, athletic climbing, combined with some family routes. Lovely surprises in store.

About : Climbing learning area Les Freaux

Difficulty : 3 > 7a
Start : 1 450 m
Number of routes : 73
Lenght of routes : 120 m
Nature of the rock : gneiss
Climbing : dalle
Exposure : South East
Approach time : 5/10 min

Cartographie : IGN top 25, 3436 ET Meije Pelvoux
Topo escalade en Isère, Ze topo, FFME

The climbing school sites are short faces (10 to 30m high), easily accessible (5 to 15min walk) and very well equipped for safety.

The Mountain Guides Office of La Grave made a climbing topo with pics and summaries ... It is composed of descriptive schools cliffs, long routes, blocks, dry tooling. You'll find in this guide the sectors of : Col du Galibier, Arsine, La Grave Le Chazelet, Les Fréaux and Bourg d'Oisans.
On sale at the Mountain Guides Office as well as the Tourist Office of La Grave.

Welcome: There is no equipment rental on the site but you can if needed rent it in Villar d'Arene or La Grave's sports shops
The Mountain Guides office in La Grave on the square of the cable car, provides accompaniment for climbing.

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From 25/05 to 31/10.


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Location supplement

From La Grave to Grenoble, park at the entrance of Les Fréaux hamlet on your right (small parking at the foot of the waterfall).
The “Mur de gauche” sector is five minutes on foot to the left.
The “Planètes” sector involves a 10 minutes walk on the right.
The “Loulou beach” and “Chica” sectors are also a 10 mins. on foot, in the same direction as "Planètes", but carry on to the right of the waterfall.