Limestone slab with around sixty routes for all levels (from 3.4 to 8, overhang and overhangs). Easy to access, the site is fairly shaded. It can be climbed every winter when conditions are favorable.

Sport Climbing site - Malsaire Mont-Saxonnex


Departing from Mont-Saxonnex (74130)
Not allowed to be visited

Starting altitude: 900m
Number of routes: 59
Site height: from 9 to 30m
Lengths: 1 to 2
Difficulty / rating: from 3.4 to 8
Rock quality: limestone
Exposition: south
Approach time: 5 mins
Topo / carto: 3430ET
Equipment: sealed pins, 10 and 12mm studs, 8 and 10mm dowels.

Climbing guide for sale at the Cluses Arve & montagnes Tourist Office.

There is no danger in bringing children but the foot of the cliff is not very comfortable: neither very flat nor very wide.


Free access.

Period of practice

All year round.

Subject to favorable weather.


74130 Mont-Saxonnex
Departing from : Mont-Saxonnex (74130)
Latitude : 46.052193 - Longitude : 6.463212

At Mont Saxonnex, take the road to Bonneville, 250m after the Pincru chapel. Then take an alley marked "Malsaire". Park at the end of the tarmac road in a meadow on the left. Take the driveway that goes down, then enter the woods on the right and follow a path leading to the foot of the cliff. (5mn walk)

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Information update on 23/03/2022 by Cluses Arve & montagnes Tourisme