Rock climbing & Mountaineering
A legendary mountaineering destination, Pralognan-la-Vanoise is an extraordinary hotbed for such exciting outdoor sports as rock climbing, glacier hiking, via ferrata, canyoning, and even zip-line adventures. Enthusiasts of all levels will be able to participate in these amazing activities thanks to the wide range of routes, circuits, and itineraries. Beginners, experts, and everyone in between will enjoy a first-time experience, their first high-mountain peak, or even a more committing ascent.
Created in 1905, the “Bureau des Guides” guide service in Pralognan-la-Vanoise forms one of the biggest guide services in France. More than 30 high-mountain guides, rock climbing instructors, and mountain leaders share with passion their love for the mountains and their incredible expertise passed down from one generation to the next. Experience an incredible adventure with the high-mountain guides and hiking guides in Pralognan: rock climb, zoom through the air on a zip line, hike across some of France’s largest glaciers, glide down natural waterslides while canyoning, scale your first 3000-meter peak, or climb your first via ferrata… So many fun-filled activities for the entire family to enjoy!
Rock climbing & via ferrata
Bolted crags – sport climbing
Several bolted sport climbing crags are located near the village. If you see any issues with the bolts or other gear, please let the guide service (Bureau des Guides) or City Hall (Mairie) know.
Purchase a guidebook at the Bureau des Guides or the Tourist Office (€2.00) or click on the link below to download it.
Anchors in place for top roping at most of these areas. Rope recommended.
Purchase a guidebook at the Bureau des Guides or the Tourist Office (€5.00) or click on the link below to download it.
For experienced climbers, the La Fraîche waterfall via ferrata is open to everyone.
Pick up a free route guide at the Tourist Office.