La Grande Ruine

Climbs 1 – Rocktype Granite – Altitude 3204m a.s.l – Faces ?

Crag features
The mountain lies almost equidistant bewteen the major peaks of La Meije to the NNW and the Barre des Ecrins to the SSE, above the valley where the Romanche river rises. It has two summits, Pic Maitre and the slightly higher Pointe Brevoort, which give excellent panoramic views of the Ecrins.

Access notes
Access is from the Adele Planchard hut at 3,169m, gained by a 5-6 hour walk from Pied du Col.

Guidebooks
Ecrins Massif (2002)

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