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Ailefroide Orientale 2-day climb in the Ecrins Range

Join this 2-day multi-pitch climb and reach the summit of the Aielfroide Orientale, one of the best climbing spots in the Ecrins Massif. IFMGA-certified guide Jean takes you on this great climbing adventure.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration2 days
Offer periodJul, Aug
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified


Are you looking for an exciting and unique multi-pitch climb? I propose here an interesting 2-day program: reaching the Ailefroide Orientale summit!

This stunning peak lies in the Ecrins massif, in the region of the Hautes-Alpes. It is 3847 meters high and it offers breathtaking views from the top. It is renowned as one of the most beautiful climbing spots in the world.

This great climb combines rock, ice and snow.  It offers an intermediate difficulty level and you need to be in good physical shape in order to join this ascent.

Our meeting point will be the Ailefroide Village. From there we start climbing to the Sélé refuge, where we will spend the night. The next day we begin our ascent to the Ailefroide Orientale summit. Finally, we get back to the starting point enjoying an amazing descent.

These are some of the highlights of the Ailefroide Orientale climbing adventure:
  • It is a multi-pitch climb that includes rock, snow and ice
  • The guide ratio is 2:1, making it a very safe climb and allowing you to climb at your own pace
  • It offers the opportunity to discover a beautiful place with stunning scenery and incredible landscapes.

If you want to join me on this great climb, just send me a request. Book your trip and let’s start planning you ascent to the Ailefroide Orientale summit!



Sélé refuge

Meeting point

Ailefroide village


About the guide

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My name is Jean Benoit Hugeux. My friends call me JB. I'm an IFMGA / UIAGM mountain guide and a ski instructor. Mountain guiding is my passion ! I have always loved the mountains. I grew up in Briançon, a small town in the Hautes-Alpes, next to Serre Chevalier. Since several years, I'm exploring the mountains of the Alps and from all around the world. I also love travelling to discover new cultures and amazing landscapes from our breathtaking planet ! Feel free to contact me if you wish to be guided and live an unique experience up in the mountains.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 700 each

Group of 2

EUR 350 each

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- Guiding fee

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