The most popular climbing at Ailefroide is on the east side of the valley. The huge La Draye walls are extremely popular as are Les Petites Dalles. There are numerous multi-pitch routes and a lot of single-pitch sections as well. Virtually all the climbs are slabby in nature. They receive sun in the afternoon.
The routes are more easily reached than on the opposite side and are mostly approach from the big parking area.