At 3,809 m (12,497 ft), Le Rateau (which is French for “the rake”) is a jagged peak in the Ecrins with breathtaking views of the Romanche River valley, La Grave, and the famous La Meije. Book one of the certified guides at Explore-Share.com and climb this awe-inspiring peak: 1500+ guides, 70+ countries and more than 8000 different programs to choose from. Take a pick from our selection of Mountain Climbing trips in Le Rateau. The mountains are calling!
Le Rateau, in the Massif des Ecrins, is a beautiful 3,809 m (12,497 ft) near to the famous La Meije. This stunning peak gets its name, French for “the rake”, due to its comb, or rake-like shape. It is one of the highest peaks in the Ecrins and can be tackled in 2-days, with proper guidance and some prior mountaineering experience. Don’t miss the chance to climb this breathtaking mountain with one of the guides at Explore-Share.com and enjoy an unforgettable climbing adventure!
Summer temperature range between 15 ºC to 20 ºC, with temperatures often below freezing at the mountain top.
Fly into Alpes–Isère Airport (GNB) in Grenoble. From there, the Ecrins National Park can be reached in about one hour by car and a bit longer by bus.
June to September
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