Climbs 4
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

1.5kms S.E. of Fionnay on the right of the track leading to Mauvoisin. Arolla Map 283S. Multi pitch ice climbs on several cascades including Brucholay and Bonatchiesse. Italian and French guide books spelling Brucholay but map spelling is Brecholay.

Abseil descents. Risk of avalanche from above the cascades.

Approach notes

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

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Climbs at this crag

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