/ Ecrins - Where to go if the weather craps out?
Looking at the forecast for this year's trip reminds me of looking at one for Wales. We're staying in Aleifroide for a week from the 15th so thought I'd consult the trusty forum.
Ignoring the relentless inner voice of optimism telling me the rubbish forecast will be wrong, can anyone help out with any ideas of alternative areas within say 1-2 hours drive?
We're looking for single/multi pitch sport, upto 6a ish, any rock type, easy to find, single day routes with short walk ins. I know there are loads of possibilities, so I'm thinking something with an available local guidebook would be sensible.
Thanks everyone in advance,
Of course you could head even south towards Verdon or nice/antibes/monaco. I believe there is lots of climbing there. If you have a car and are reasonably mobile I'm sure you would find lots to do!
I liked Mont Dauphin - some stuff there that never gets wet. Also, although only a short drive from Ailefroide it's lower down the valley so usually avoids the worst of the weather....
Thanks everyone for all your help - all sounds just the ticket.
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