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Rock climbing at Pyramide du Tacul

Pyramide du Tacul, Mont Blanc du Tacul

A 1-day rock climbing adventure for beginners in Ottoz climbing route at Pyramide du Tacul, one of the satellite peaks of the Mont Blanc du Tacul, together with an IFMGA mountain guide.

Not specified

Alps

1 Day

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

Beginner


Description

If you are a beginner aiming to improve your skills in high altitude peaks, you should join this great rock climbing journey at Pyramide du Tacul.

This is one of the several satellite peaks of Mont Blanc du Tacul. Rising from the Geant Glacier, these impressive vertical pinnacles boast superb solid granite rock climbing routes.

This time, we'll take a fun 250 m rock climbing route known as 'Ottoz route'. This is an easy route ideal for beginners, with 8 pitches reaching a max V grade in the UIAA grading system.

We'll meet early in the morning at Entreves cable car station (1300 m), in Courmayeur. From there, a ride on the Skyway Mont Bianco will take us to Pointe Helbronner (3462 m), where we'll enjoy a stunning panoramic view from a terrace.

Then, we'll move to the glacier and prepare our equipment to approach the base of Pyramide du Tacul. We'll wear crampons and hike on a rope. A 1.20 hour approach will lead us to the base of the crag.

After reaching the top we'll rappel back to the base and return to Helbronner. We'll be back at Courmayeur by the afternoon.

Rock climbing in high altitude peaks is a wonderful challenge. Send me a request for this 1-day rock climbing trip at Pyramide du Tacul and live a unique experience!

If you are seeking other interesting climbing spots around Courmayeur, you can consider this rock climbing trip at Machaby Corma.

Price includes

- Guiding fee

Price details

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


Details

More info

Personal technical equipment: - Backpack 30lt - Harness - Ice axe - Crampons with anti-bot plates - Mountain boots - Helmet - Climbing shoes
Clothing / useful gear - Sunglasses with high protective lens - Sunscreen and lip balm - Beanie - Mountain gloves - Breathable T-shirt - Warm fleece - Waterproof jacket - Schoeller climbing pants - Extra T-shirt - Camera - Water bottle 1 liter or thermos - Cap - Energy bars for the ascent

Meeting point

Entreves cable car station, Courmayeur.

About the guide

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

Languages

Italian | French | English

Residence

Aosta, Italy


What people are saying about Explore-Share

Kumari Selvakumar

5.00

Sept 14, 2022

I’m extremely happy with the ease with which I could book via your site reliable and experienced guide. Thank you so very much, and I’ve started to recommend your site to my friends. Dimitris is not only an awesome guide, but a wonderful person who was always looking out to give me the best experience I can have when he found out how much I love climbing! He is the Best!

Niklas Warren

5.00

Sept 6, 2022

I am very pleased with Explore-Share! This was my first international climb, and the communication and response time were great. Herbie is a very skilled guide and very efficient. The entire booking process & payment was smooth. I will definitely use Explore-Share again. Thank you.

Greg

5.00

Aug 23, 2022

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5.00

Aug 17, 2022

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Lesley Weber

4.00

July 16th, 2022

Thank you explore-share for a wonderful via feratta experience. We have been wanting to learn for a long time but don't have the facilities in Scotland. The guide Mitja was extremely helpful and knowledgeable, answering all my many questions and providing advice. On the day head to take another group but he quickly arranged another guide Borut, who was brilliant. We had a fantastic morning learning via ferrata at Hvadnik in the gorge. It gave us the confidence to later hire our own equipment and go out in Mojstrana. Altogether a five star + experience. Thank you.

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5.00

July 20, 2022

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Yvonne Morrison

4.00

May 8, 2022

Our first time with Explore-Share. An absolutely fantastic experience from start to finish. Extremely good value, very well organised with attention to detail. We travel widely and this has by far been the best of experiences. Well done to all concerned. We are already looking at booking another trip!

Mark Stone

5.00

April 14, 2022

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James Dempster

5.00

March 9, 2022

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Leonardo Rodriguez

5.00

March 4, 2022

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Daniel Martinez

5.00

Feb 2, 2022

Excellent job making your platform available to all mountain lovers. Our guide Gabrielle was an excellent companion

 

 

 

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