Point Arpire

2561 meters (8403 feet)


Type: Round-Trip
Sports: Ski-Touring , Snowshoeing
Lowest Point: 1860 meters (6103 feet)
Vertical Climbed: 770 meters (2526 feet)
Duration: 0.5 day(s)

Created on: 07-Jun-2016 by davidof
Aspect: North
Difficulty: 2.1/E1 1
Remarks: Classic end of season route, apart from the final climb the slopes are under 30 degrees but you pass under some steeper terrain.


Climb the combe d'Arpire to the south until to reach the col then follow the short ridge to right (west) to the summit. Keep you distance from the steep slopes of the Aiguille du Grand Fond that have a habit of avalanching.

Road Access

When the col is opened (end of May) from Albertville or Bourg St Maurice direction col du Cormet de Roselend (road closed at Beaubois in the winter)


Latest Trip Reports

  1. Last tour of the season posted by mikey on 2016-06-07

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