A timeless and wild route in the Aiguilles Rouges massif on excellent quality rock. Very varied climbing, with up to 6a of difficulty, offering views of the Tour and Argentière glaciers. If you are lucky, you may spot the majestic Bouquetin on route.
Aiguille de Praz-Torrent (2 573m) - This small exposed needle to the north of the Aiguille Rouge massif has some magnificent routes on its south east side, climbable from level V.
The Parat Seigneur route was one of the first to be opened on its SE side, in 1069. The climb follows an elegant line on good quality rock all the way to the top. The final pitch offers fantastic ridge style climbing with some fairly exposed passages to get the blood pumping. The descent is mostly on foot involving a few rappels.
L1: 3c/5b dihedral and cracks
L2: 5a cracks
L3: 5b dihedral
L4: 5b dihedral
L5: 6a small overhang
L6: 3c/4a descending
L7: 5b chimney
L8: 5c fist crack
L9-top: 3c alpine style ridge between the summit and the descent.
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You have some prior experience climbing or mountaineering. You know basic techniques and basic maneuvers (belaying, rappelling, basic knots). You can follow French 5 (5.8) on rock and French AD in the high mountains.