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Escalade en Brianconnais, Haut Val Durance, Queyras

Author Yann, Martine et JJ Rolland
Published Editions Du Fournel (2010)

Website editions-fournel.fr

Review

Covers the area from the Vallee de la Claree down to Embrun up to the Italian border in the East and Ailefroide in the west. Good maps showing location of crags and either good sketches or photo topos showing the climbing. Not quite a rockfax but a really good guidebook for the region - it has 70 pages dedicated to the area around Ailefroide alone and the information is more accessible than the other crag guidebook "Escalades autour d'ailefroide". The Rolland guidebook can be bought locally at any outdoor shop for €29 or at a reduced price from local resident Jerry Gore - www.alpbase.com The money is used by the guidebook founder Jean Jacques Rolland to help manage and equip the crags.


Crags covered by this Guide
Haute-Savoie crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
L'horloge 21 Limestone NE
Pelvoux les Claux 16 - all
Hautes-Alpes crags # climbs Rocktype Faces
Bec de L'Ase 7 Limestone N
Bouchier 42 Limestone SE
Contreforts de Roche Robert 11 Limestone S
Falaise de Fessourier 34 Limestone N
Falaise des écureuils 8 Limestone SW
Falaise du Grand Bois 31 Limestone N
Fournel 90 Limestone all
Jo Trango 15 Limestone W
La Croix de Toulouse 7 Limestone S
La Grande Falaise 300 Limestone S
La Taillante 2 - W
Le Cala 15 Limestone E
Le Canyon (Le Rif d'Oriol) 52 Limestone N
Le Chambon 34 Limestone E
Le Grand Bec 5 - all
Le Randouillet 67 Limestone SW
Les Collets 35 Limestone E
Les Traverses et la Vignette 94 Limestone SW
Mont Dauphin 183 Conglomerate all
Pantalon 43 Quartzite SW
Paroi de la Grotte 37 Limestone SW
Rocher de Gafouille 31 Limestone N
Rocher des Brumes 10 Limestone S
Rocher Maubert 113 Limestone SW
Rue des Masques 200 Conglomerate all
Tournoux 103 Limestone all

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