La Faille - South Face

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Sport
Sun and Shade
Level
2 mins

A highly unusual place consisting of two walls that largely face each other. The south-facing wall gets sun on the routes on the left and shade on the routes further right is provided. Guidebook page 52.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Pinocchio
 4+
2
Les Trois Marches
 4+
3
Les Petites Lèvres
 
1 Stars
5+
4
Les Grandes Lèvres
 
1 Stars
5
5
Chichou
Photo opposite.
 
1 Stars
5
6
Mario Brousse
 
1 Stars
5
7
La Peinarde
 
1 Stars
6a
8
Géant Jaune
 
1 Stars
6a
9
Tête en l'Air
 
1 Stars
5+
10
Sur Prise Partie
Can be climbed at 5+ with a point of aid.
 
1 Stars
6b+
11
Tétine Fétiche
Start up a short flake then move up and right to follow a crack.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
5
12
Starsky
Start 3m to the right at a crack and follow a series of cracks.
 
2 Stars
5+
13
Lovy
A metal name plate and line of expansion bolts point the way.
 
2 Stars
6b
14
Le Compilateur
A big rubbly crack moving right towards the top.
 
1 Stars
5+
15
Débris du Cosmos
1) 6b. Start 1m right of the start of the raised ground and follow a thin crack and shiny bolts to a belay. 2) 7b. Follow a...
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b
16
Mascotte
1) 6a+. Follow hairline cracks up the slab to the optional belay. 2) 6c. Follow steep cracks up the headwall.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c
17
La Traversée des Amonites
Start as for Mascotte, tip-toe along the thin flakes with interest. Continue to a belay at the top of a layback flake.
 
3 Stars
6a
18
La Salsa des Démons
1) 6c+. 2m right of Mascott (metal name plate) follow a featureless wall, moving right to a belay. 2) 6c. The right-hand line...
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c+
19
Poussières d'Étoiles
1) 6a+. Follow a line of expansion bolts to the belay of La Salsa.2) 6a. Follow the left-hand line of bolts.
 6a+
20
A Tatons les Tétons
8m to the right, a featureless line leads to a low belay.
 6a+
21
Shinobie
3m to the right, a crack leads to the same belay as A Tatons.
 5+
22
Les Vertiges de la Souris
3m to the right is a thin crack. Climb this up the wall, ignoring the belay of La Traversée des Amonites on your right.
 
2 Stars
7a
  • Latest Comments

    For SISTERON

    Véga
    "The start following the crack (and bolts) is much harder than 4+ - in my opinion..." 29/Oct

    La Dulfer
    "The topo in the Rockfax is completely wrong (there's a surprise)" 15/Oct

    Mascotte
    "Interesting slabby climb with ambiance in the 2nd part" 23/Nov

    Denèbe
    "Really enjoyed this route. Everything in the right place! Lin Marsh" 13/May

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