Group climb - The Dôme de Neige des Ecrins (4015m)
An easy 4000 at the top of a grandiose glacial cirque. Beautiful belvedere and highest point of the massif, that we will climb from the refuge of the Ecrins. J1: School of ice and climb to the refuge of the Ecrins, J2: Dome of the Ecrins 2 days
The Mountain Guides Office of la Grave-La Meije is the meeting point for mountain lovers! Guides and State-certified guides put their experience at your service to help you achieve your dreams of skiing and discover the mountain safely.
A little closer to the majestic peaks and free to discover this wonderful wilderness that surrounds us, to which respect and humility are required.
The Dome de Neige des Ecrins culminates at 4015 m. It is an not so difficult route, but it requires a little practice of crampon and roping, that we will train going up to the refuge. It is a route that requires to remain vigilant because it winds between crevasses and seracs.
Starting point: Ascent to the refuge des Ecrins (3175m), ice school on the white glacier from Cézanne (1875m). 4:15 plus ice school and snack.
Elevation: 1300 meters from the parking to the refuge and 930 meters from the refuge at the top. Dome Neige of Ecrins from the Ecrins refuge count 3 to 4 hours, then descent to Cézanne (4 to 5 h)
From 01/06 to 07/09, daily.
Every day, depending on the weather
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La Meije is a mountain in the Massif des Écrins, located at the border of Hautes-Alpes and Isère départements. It overlooks the nearby village of La Grave,a mountaineering centre and ski resort,well known for its off-piste and extreme skiing possibilities
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Nuit des refuges du Pays des Écrins
La Nuit des Refuges est organisée en partenariat par l'Agence Départementale du Tourisme et les Refuges des Hautes-Alpes. À l'occasion de cette soirée, les refuges du Pays des Écrins s'animent et vous proposent différentes animations.
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In a glacial high altitude, mineral environment, we welcome hikers and mountaineers who are passing by, or who want to stay overnight. Weather permitting, the refuge offers an exceptional and unforgettable view of the Dome and the Barre des Écrins.