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Roc de Cornillon Via Ferrata

Rock climbing site - Via ferrata

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2 Via Ferrata routes with a superb view of the Lac du Bourget. The auricular primrose owes its name to a rare plant on the site. The "Rocher du Cornillon" is dedicated to beginners. The lookout offers a 180° view.
1/ « Primevère à Oreille d'Ours" route:
Total length: 250 metres
level of difficulty : Average to Difficult
Duration : 1 hour
height at departure: 820 metres
walking trail to reach the departure : 30 minutes
Return route to departure point : 35 minutes

2/ "Rocher du Cornillon" route:
Total length: 120 m de metres
level of difficulty: Very Easy to Easy
Duration: 45 minutes
height at departure: 800 metres
walking trail to reach the departure: 30 minutes
Return route to departure point: 35 minutes

Technical tips: your gear shall include: 1 harness, 2 lanyards with energy absorber equipped with 2 wide opening automatic screw lock carabiners, 1 helmet, 1 short lanyard.

Tie in with a rope is highly recommended, use traditional via ferrata climbing technique with an experienced belaying leader. Pass the rope into the anchors on top of using the lanyards.
Climbers are autonomous in tying and roping up operations (experienced via ferrata climber). Permanent use of carabiners onto the cable and throughout ladders is mandatory, thanks to lanyards with energy absorbers. Only 1 person is admitted between two anchors length.

Please contact the Tourist Bureau if you wish to book a via ferrata instructor (groups or individual climbers) or rent a via ferrata gear: (+33) (0)4 79 25 01 99.

Driving directions to the via ferrata :
From le Bourget-du-Lac, head towards Tour du Lac - Abbaye d'Hautecombe
From Yenne, head towards St Jean de Chevelu-le Col du Chat.
Then turn on D914A road up to « col du Chat ». Park at Col du Chat car park – head towards the walking trail of la Dent du Chat. Follow the trail for 30 minutes and turn left, following the via ferrata sign.
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73370, La Chapelle-du-Mont-du-Chat
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