The gullies are formations of ice, snow, forming at the beginning of the season, and giving rise to corridors to be climbed in ice climbing technique. In the very heart of the Ecrins massif, come and discover the remote areas leading to an exceptional view of the Alpine chain.


3 Days


January, February, March, April, November, December

805 /personne for 2 people

1,620€ /personne for 1 person


mountaineering level 3: advanced
  • Be in good physical shape

  • Carry a 6 to 8 kg backpack

  • Autonomous knowledge and practice of mountaineering techniques and equipment

  • Technical level required: Quite Difficult (AD) in mountaineering and 5 in climbing

  • Walk between 6 and 12 hours


Day 1

Meet at 8am at the kiosk car park in l'Argentière la Bessée, to check your bag, equipment, and shoe hire if necessary, with the guide.

Next, we will leave in the direction of the first ascent to get on our feet.

Return in the evening to the gîte La pierre d'Oran.

day 2

Climbing times and places, depending on the conditions of the moment. To be defined with your guide the day before.

Return to the same gîte in the evening.

day 3

Climbing times and places, depending on the conditions of the moment. To be defined with your guide the day before.

Separation of the group at the end of the day


  • Overnight accommodation described in the program
  • Breakfasts, picnics and dinners included in the program
  • A fully qualified and experienced IFMGA guide for the duration of your trip
  • Mountain rescue radio
  • Free membership to the association for the organization of stays
  • The ticket(s) for the lifts/cable cars
  • Mandatory individual mountaineering safety equipment: harness, helmet, crampons, ice axe
  • Collective equipment necessary for progression and safety

Not included

  • Personal insurance covering the activity
  • All that is not included in "the price includes".
  • Cancellation insurance (4%), repatriation assistance / search costs - rescue (1.5%)
  • Transportation to the meeting point and from the point of separation
  • Personal expenses: additional drinks, energy bars, souvenirs, tips, etc.
  • Accommodation the night before, optional (room and breakfast)

All Ecrins Prestige guides have gained the highest guiding qualification from the IFMGA and are certified to guide anywhere in the world

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