Climbs 5
Rocktype Ice
Altitude 1563m a.s.l
Faces NE

Nigel Braggins climbing the 2nd pitch of Cascade de Brucholey, Swiss Alps III/5+ © Mike "Twid" Turner

Crag features

Multi-pitch ice climbs on several cascades including Brucholay and Bonatchiesse. The Italian and French guidebooks use a spelling of Brucholay but the map uses Brecholay.

Abseil descents. Risk of avalanche from above the cascades.

Approach notes

Café/restaurant and hotel at Fionnay. Can ascend road/track southeast towards Mauvoisin by car as far as the barrier and then park on the right. Continue on foot and the crag runs parallel to the track on the right.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Cascade de Brucholey * WI-5+ *** 5
2 Cascade de Bonatchiesse * WI-5 *** 1
3 Permanent Midnight *
f8A+ *** 1
4 Scarred for Life *
f8A+ *** 1
5 Sheep Fetale * f7C 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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