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Rock climbing at Pyramide 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.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified


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.

More info

Personal technical equipment: - Backpack 30lt - Harness - Ice axe - Crampons with anti-bot plates - Mountain boots - Helmet - Climbing shoes <br> 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

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

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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 464 each

Group of 2

EUR 248 each

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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.

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