Rochers de Leschaux

Rochers de Leschaux

The northern Prealps have many limestone cliffs like this one with 200 meters long routes at 1800 m. high. Despite being only half an hour far from the car, the place breathes quietness. This route, “cuisine equipee” has been opened in the 90s....
Platé south pillar

Platé south pillar

This limestone 800 meters route is opposite to Aiguille Verte and the Chamonix needles, graded TD-. The approach takes an hour, the descent about 2, walking mostly on a path going quicker than abseiling....
Planpraz Clochetons

Planpraz Clochetons

After a short approach from the gondola, Claire climbed a combination of Hotel California, the 6 top pitches, then the cross between Clocher and Clochetons. Notice the unclassical but funny, tyrolean between 2 bell...
Family mountain adventure week-end

Family mountain adventure week-end

Gareth had skied in Chamonix before. The via ferrata, the landscapes of the limestone pre-alps, the night at Plate hut were a discovery for all the family. The girls are aged 10 and almost 12. On the second day we descended the Derochoir passage and finished with some...