Programme du cours :
1st day :
Welcome and opening of the course in Champex
Ascent to the Orny hut by the Breya chairlift and the path.
Know and use your own walking and rock climbing equipment, safety, insurance and progression techniques, abseiling.
2nd day :
Ascent of Aiguilles d’Arpettes
Progression on easy rock (ridges), safety techniques, short rope belay, progressions in mixed terrain, fixed rope installation, etc.
3rd day :
Depending on the conditions, progress on the Aiguilles du Tour ridge.
progression in steep snow and ice technique, use of crampons and ice axe. Rope technique.
4th day :
Rope technique, knots, single reel, double reel, crevasse rescue, self rescue.
Technical level: Facile Medium
Description of difficulties:
This training allows to have access to alpinism in all its disciplines.
Climbing, cramping, short rope progression, roping, reeling...
Physical condition required: Medium
We will move between rock and ice, on ridges or glaciers to acquire basic mountain skills
Modern alpinism equipment
Places of accomodation
Orny’s hut and Trient’s hut
Supervision by a UIAGM mountain guide. Nights and half-board in huts.
Transportation and lunch