Rock climbing at Corma di Machaby, Aosta Valley

Join an IFMGA mountain guide for an exciting rock climbing journey at Corma di Machaby, an impressive wall in the Aosta Valley boasting single and multi-pitch climbs.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1 day

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Corma di Machaby is a very popular rock climbing spot in the lower Aosta Valley, with single pitch and multi-pitch routes for all levels.

    Lying close to the village of Arnad, 70 km away from Courmayeur, the 250 m wall of Corma di Machaby can be easily spotted from the highway that goes from Aosta to Torino.  

    For this rock climbing trip we’ll meet early in the morning, either in Courmayeur or in Arnad. After a short drive, an easy hike will lead us to the crag.

    Here you’ll find hundreds of routes in excellent gneiss, ranging from 4a to 7b (in the French grading system).

    In case you are a beginner, the Gruviera area is perfect for single pitch climbs. However, if you want to venture on multi-pitch routes, I can help you choose the best option according to your climbing skills.

    Finally, we’ll go back to Courmayeur in the afternoon.

    Would you like to join me for a rock climbing journey in this impressive location of the Aosta Valley? Send me a request so we can set a date for this trip!

    If you want to improve your skills and receive an intense training on techniques in high mountains, check this 4-day rock climbing course in the Mont Blanc massif.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    380 EUR

    Group of 2
    200 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
     There's an extra 5€ fee for "search and rescue" insurance. Equipment rental (helmet, harness, crampons, ice-axe, mountain boots) costs 15.00€ per person per day.
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Beginner

    Fitness level required

    Occasional

    Meeting point

    Courmayeur or Arnad.

    More info

    Clothing: beanie, cap, a pair of sunglasses, sunscreen and sun stick for the lips. Light gloves, a T-shirt, a lightweight fleece gilet and a lightweight softshell jacket. Technical outdoor pants or gym pants. Light hiking boots.

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    To carry in a 25/30 liter backpack: water bottle or a 1 liter bottle of water, money for personal expenses, camera, food supplies for the outing.

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    Technical equipment: helmet, harness, belay/abseil device, climbing shoes. Equipment can be rented.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    IFMGA certified mountain guide based in the Aosta Valley. Summer and winter mountain activities in the Valley and nearby locations.

     
     

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    Goulven a une lecture époustouflante de la montagne. Son histoire personnelle est passionnante et en dit long sur son expertise. Etant guide à travers le monde et co-pilote d’hélicoptère de secours dans les Alpes, on se sent rassuré de le suivre hors des sentiers battus. Je recommande vivement d’être guidé par Goulven, surtout pour des randonnées techniques.
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