AIGUILLE PIERRE-ANDRÉ 2812M-
Bucolic climbing at La Pierre André
Aaaah Haute Ubaye...
A sunny valley of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence nestled between the Queyras and the Italian piedmont. It is good to live, only nature, no city nearby, no crevassed glacier for the approaches, just the right altitude to have freshness but no MAM, faces and summits that are waiting for our arrival.
l'Aiguille Pierre-André and its orange quartzite rock offers 200m high routes and a wide choice of routes from the 5B, equipped or adventure field
- Vieux boucs, new look, D+
- la SSE, TD-
- les marmottes givrées, TD
- diedre Leprince Ringuet, TD+
But what audacity!
This road, opposite Piz Badile, opened in 1937 is long (1000m developed) and serious.
Fabulous climbing in cracks, dihedrals and chimneys.
TD route, 6a
Multiple strategies will be determined together for the descent: descent in Italy and handling of cars or return to Switzerland by the passes (1 extra day), bivouac at the summit, N ridge, ...