Climbing school – Vernis

Site d’escalade du Vernis

Site d’escalade du Vernis ©Oisans Tourisme

A typical crag for family climbing, these routes are well maintained, enjoyable and great for beginners and children. There are very well equipped and in the sun for most of the afternoon.

About : Climbing school – Vernis

Approach walk : 4 min
Start : 720 m
Difficulty : 3 > 7a
Track height : 5m to 30m
Number of routes : 50
Number of sector : 3
Type of rock : gneiss
Climbing style : slabs and cracks
Exposure : South-West
Favorable period : April to November

Cartography : IGN top 25, 3335 ET Alpe d'Huez
Topo Escalade en Isère, Ze topo tome 2, FFME


From 01/04 to 30/11.


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Location supplement

Exit Bourg d'Oisans direction Briançon (D1091); 2km after the roundabout, turn left, cross the hamlet of Vernis and turning left at the crow's feet and park in the large car park.
Approach: Take the path that starts at the end of the car park and cross a small stream before arriving at the foot of the main sector. The upper sectors are accessed by a steep path just to the right.