Queyras Mountain Guides

Rock Climbing

Briançon and the Hautes Alpes, few areas offer such an incredible concentration of high-quality rock climbing. With its sunny climate, countless cliffs, and different types of stellar rock at just as many aspects and altitudes, enjoy climbing here from April through November, with a slight penchant for the fall, where the great outdoors really shine!
The neighboring Ecrins Range allows an easy, natural transition from the crag to the high mountains.
Ailefroide, Ceüse, Orpierre, Mont-Dauphin, La Saume, and Les Cerces to name just a few of the legendary climbing areas that every climber dreams of visiting one day.

On demand

Technical gear

  • A 25 to 30 liter backpack
  • Harness*
  • Climbing helmet*
  • Via Ferrata kit (only for climbing via ferrata)
  • Three locking carabiners*
  • A belay device (Reverso, ATC-Guide or other device with a guide mode for belaying a second)
  • Accessory cord for a friction hitch (150cm of 7mm accessory cord)*

*Gear we can provide if necessary. Please let us know before the outing what gear you need.

Personal gear

  • Hiking boots or low-tops designed for hiking
  • Climbing shoes if you have them (not needed for climbing via ferrata)
  • Suitable clothing for climbing
  • Windbreaker
  • Water and lunch for a full-day outing, or snacks for a half-day outing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Compact camera