Miollet rock climbing wall
from 01/05 to 31/10Snow may fall from the walls above the gym in the spring.
Esposizione:South - South /East
Departure:La Bethaz - Valgrisenche
Difference in level:da 150 m. a 350 m.
How to get there
Aosta Ovest highway exit. Follow the directions for Courmayeur to the fork for Valgrisenche. Park after the town of La Bethaz.
Climb in intermediate mountain environment on ledges and walls with some slightly steep routes with ledges. Many different climbing styles can be used on the Miollet walls, from easy ledges to steep faces for expert climbers.
Description of the route
Wall ascent: take the dirt road to the well-marked path. Continue for 10 minutes on the path to the first sector.
The Miollet walls were created by various alpine guides. It is mainly roche moutonnée by the glacier with cracks, crimps and jugs. There are easier routs along the path, ideal for beginners, while the left sector has steeper and more athletically challenging routes. Rock quality is excellent as well as the bolting, never too far apart.
The activity requires technical experience. Alpine guide assistance is recommended.
Descent: Climbers belay down on 60 meter cords or abseil down the few multi-pitch routes.
Minimum, maximum and average route difficulty from 3a to 7c, average 6b.
Other rock walls in the area: Le Gare – Valgrisenche.