Tschachtelaz rock climbing wall
from 01/05 to 30/09The wall is sunny from early morning to about 2 PM.
Departure:Lago di Gover - Gressoney-Saint-Jean
Difference in level:120 m.
How to get there
Pont-Saint-Martin highway exit. Follow the directions for Gressoney Saint Jean. Once in town, turn left to the Lago di Gover parking lot.
The wall has been recently bolted by the east wall routes have been there for years and are used by Gressoney alpine guides for courses and events. The higher sector is challenging to climbers who seek endurance and stamina climbs.
Description of the route
Wall ascent: Walk towards the chalet to take the 4a path which, from the base of the woods, climbs towards the wall. Once on the flat path, follow it to the low sector, close to the wall. For the high sector, follow path 4a.
The wall behind the town is clearly visible from the road and parking lot. It has different types of routes divided in two sectors: ledges on the east wall and vertical and slightly steep walls in the high sector. Bolting is recent with resin pitons in the high sector and stainless steel fixes on the east ledges.
The activity requires technical experience. Alpine guide assistance is recommended.
Descent: Stops have chains and belays and climbers abseil down on 50 meter cords.
Minimum, maximum and average route difficulty from 4b to 7c, average 6c.
Total number of routes: 15+9
Average length is 25 meters with a minimum of 18 and maximum of 20 meters.
Other rock walls in the area: Santuario e Benedizione – Gressoney-La-Trinité.