Sites in limestone. Wonderful view over the Mont-Blanc mountain range. Difficulty : 4b to 6b+ for Larses and 5b to 7a for Barmus.

Sport Climbing sites of Larses and Barmus Passy

About

Departing from Passy (74190)
Not allowed to be visited

South facing cliff, dries very quickly.

For children, the ground is stony and a little chaotic, but without a dangerous ravine. Well equipped routes to start in the lead.

Topo "Vallée de l'Arve" by Gilles Brunot, edited by the association EKIPROC, which finances the purchase of equipment for the opening of new routes and the re-equipment of old routes on a part of Haute-Savoie (part covered by the topos published by EKIPROC).

Prices

Free access.

Reception

Languages of documentation : French

Free access to the site.

Access: Parking at Plaine Joux. From Plaine-Joux, take the path up to the beginning of Barmus. Follow the signs "Rocher d'Escalade".
Turn right along the path leading to the cliff. Follow the signs "Ecole d'Escalade", 2 minutes.

For Barmus, continue driving until the road becomes horizontal. Park a little further between two cottages and climb the 4x4 road to the left towards the cliff (5 min).

Period of practice

All year round.
Except in case of snow.

Equipments
  • Parking

Access

Plaine-Joux 74190 Passy
Departing from : Passy (74190)
Latitude : 45.953611 - Longitude : 6.749872

Access: From Plaine-Joux, take the path up to the beginning of Barmus. Follow the signs "Rocher d'Escalade".
For Larses, park on a left bend then continue on foot. Turn right along the path leading to the cliff. Follow the signs "Ecole d'Escalade", 2 minutes.
For Barmus, continue driving until the road becomes horizontal. Park a little further between two cottages and climb the 4x4 road to the left towards the cliff (5 min).

  • Not accessible in a wheelchair
Information update on 21/10/2021 by Office de Tourisme de Passy