Bras Rouge

Beautiful canyon in a wonderful environment, starting with a narrow slot and ending in a big waterfall.


Difficulty: v4 a3 IV
Period: may to october (dry season)
Length: about 2 km
Alt. Difference: 326 m (1176-850)
Rope Descents: 10, higher 55 m (50 + 5)
Bolts: good - 1998
Duration: 4h 30' descent + 1h coming back
Shuttle: about 3,2 km
Equipment: 2 ropes 60 mt long


Access: take the road heading from Cilaos to Ilet Cordes and after about 4.5 km park on the bridge crossing the Bras Rouge. The first rope descent starts from the old bridge pier, on the left bank.

Coming back: about 200 m after the last jump, take an evident path on the left bank and follow it until reaching the road to Ilet Cordes, near the old thermal bath of Cilaos.

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