La Pointe Percée -Massif des Aravis

La Pointe Percée -Massif des Aravis

The magic mountain of the Aravis Massif. Pointe Percée is one of the most beautiful peaks of the Aravis Massif, limestone summit of the pre-Alps, you can practice all kinds of alpine activities and especially you can spend a good time since the refuge of Gramusset always reserves a warm and friendly welcome. The fauna and flora are largely preserved there as we cross ibex, chamois and bearded vultures throughout the year in this area of ​​the Aravis.
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The "Pointe Percée" is the highest peak of the Aravis, 2752m ... it is an iconic summit of the limestone pre-alps.
You can access the top of the summit by different ways of quotations PD to ED, since the Col des Annes (1725m), the winter and the spring it is rather a race of snow, the summer and the autumn a hiking where it is necessary to pull the rope on some technical passages.

The most frequented routes are:

 

  • The normal way PD difficulties
  • The Cheminées de Sallanches PD +
  • The Arête du Doigt TD-

The height of the difficulties is about 450 meters.
It is possible to sleep and eat at the refuge of Gramusset to cut the race in 2 parts, the departure is from the place called "Les troncs " at Grand-Bornand 1256m or "Col des Annes" (1723 m), from there, direction Gramusset refuge (2151m) (Walking time 1H30 to 2H)
The sunset is beautiful on the Pointe Perçée, as well as the sunrise.
From the refuge towards the west face of Pointe Percée, a path winds the mountain by means of vires and flagstones that make it possible to reach the summit southwest ridge (aerial). 3 to 4 hours of climbing from the refuge.
The descent is made by the same route or by the "Cheminées de Sallanches"
Level of climbing 2 to 3 a max: Little difficult.
Schedule: 5 to 7 hours depending on conditions
Descent: 2 to 3 hours
Approximately 1030m of elevation gain to the Summit at 2752m

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La Pointe Percée -Massif des Aravis

The price includes
Supervision by a mountain guide
Loan of technical equipment ( Harness, helmet)
The price doesn't include
Transport until the start of the race
Food and drinks
Shelter and restaurant accommodation
Technical material
Level
Good physical fitness required
Level of climbing 2 to 3 max
Good walker, be able to walk for 5 to 7 hours or 1200m of positive elevation.

Activities guides La Pointe Percée -Massif des Aravis

Jérémy Janody
Rock climbing
Canyoning
Ski Touring
Via Ferrata
Ice Climbing
Mountaineering
Team Bulding
Security training
Ski Freeride
Children and teens
Jérémy Janody

Mountain Guide

Rémi Riquet
Rock climbing
Canyoning
Ski Touring
Via Ferrata
Ice Climbing
Mountaineering
Security training
Ski Freeride
Rémi Riquet

Mountain Guide

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