Arselle climbing site

Equipment : Área para deportes de cuerda, Sitio de escalada

Arselle school climbing site (Village du Bachat)
Rocky ridge appropriate for beginners thanks to its close holds and its routes level (40 routes from 3 to 5c/6a)

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Practical level : beginners (grade from 3 to 5c)
Approach time : 10 mn
Favourable time : from May to October

- Range : Belledonne
- IGN map : 3335 OT
- Altitude : 1664 m
- Rock : gneiss
- Number of routes : 40
- Minimum height of the routes : 15 m
- Maximum height of the routes : 20 m
- Rock practise : walls, slabs with blocks
- Rock Orientation : East
- Equipeurs : Marc Durdan, Yves Gersquiers, Claude Vigier…

Because of the bog which is makes part of the plateau, but also the landscape, botanic and faunfaunistics, the Arselle's plateau is a protected natural reserve. There is a prefectorial decree for its biotope. The aim is to preserv it this area, from its flora to its fauna.
So there are a few rules to respect to help protect it: fire, wild camping, bivouac, picking and dumping of waste are strictly forbidden. Please stay on the path around it, it is forbidden to go on the plateau in order to preserve the fragile environment.

It is your responsibility to assess your climbing ability. Respect safety rules. Check your equipment.


Acceso libre.

Periodo de apertura

Toute l'année : ouvert tous les jours.

Instalaciones y características

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From the plateau de l'Arselle parking area, walking down until the Salinière restaurant.
The rock is situated on the other side of the plateau. You will enter here in a natural reserve called ENS.
Do not cross the plateau by foot, it is important to avoid this one on the edge of the forest.
From the terrace's restaurant, take the cross skiing track, on your right side, in direction of west, until the edge of the forest. Then, take the Brimbelles track, on your right side, right going to the South.
The track brings you on a path where a huge spruce is on the top of a bump. The Arselle'rock is situated just at the back, it is easy to go from the right side of the spruce, following the narrow footpath.

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