Via Ferrata Rocher du Bez, Serre Chevalier, Hautes Alpes

 

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Features

For first-timers and children. In one part of the via ferrata the rungs are purposefully closer together for children.

You will find two via ferratas. "L'Ancienne" ("The Ancient") is easy and in two parts with a "crevasse" section in the middle of the cliff.

 

ViaFerrata Tips and Tricks

At the beginning of the season, check to see if the road is accessible for cars. Sometimes it is flooded with water.

 

Grade

 Strength 1
 Dizziness 1
 Type High Mountain: 2
 Technics   1
 Evaluation Easy

 

Information

Serre Chevalier Tourism Office

 

Length and Altitude

Start : 1,620 m
End : 1,720
Elevation gain : 100m
Length : 350 m

 

Time of Year

Check with the tourism office.

 

Timing

Approach : 20 min
Via ferrata : 1h00
Way back : 20 min

 

By Car

Go past Serre-Chavalier. La via ferrata is found in the commune of Villeneuve la Salle

 

By Train or Bus

Check with the SNCF.  schedules and fares

  

 

Access

Dans la commune de Villeneuve la Salle, tu vas suivre la rivière jusqu'au parking du Parc Aventure. Tu continues pour te parquer 200m plus haut.
Le panneau de la via ferrata est sur ta droite.

 

Via Ferrata

This via ferrata is made up of 2 parts or 2 via ferratas, whichever you prefer.

The first one is very easy for children or beginners and you will pass through the guts of the cliff.

The second one starts to the left of the climbing rock. It is a bit more vertiginous, but it is accessible for all.

 

Way Back

The approach walk and the way back can both seem long.

 

Where to Spend the Night

Check with the Tourism Office

 

Media

vidéo par David Cracou, Youtube