Climbs 3
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 3204m a.s.l

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.

Approach notes

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

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 East Ridge * F * 9
Climb name Grade
2 Couloir du diable * D+ 1
Climb name Grade
3 North face *
F * 1
* Climbs listed in red are waiting to be checked by a crag moderator, and may not be accurate.
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