La Faille - North Face

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No sun
2 mins
Level

The north-facing wall is a distinctly cold and intimidating feature, the lines are very impressive but you will want to try them on a hot day when the shade is welcome. Guidebook page 53.

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1
Voyage
Start 1m right of the end wall, at the left-hand side of the north-facing wall, and follow the striking crack to a mid-height...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b
2
La Vie à Deux
10m right of Voyage, a series of thin cracks and good blocks leads up to a cave and the belay.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
8a
3
Shimoda
The dyke starting 1m to the right of La Vie and finishing as for that route.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Technical
7c
4
2001
The next crack along, with a metal name plate pointing the way.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
5
Présence
The dyke 3m to the right soon turns into an thin crack which goes nearly all the way to the top.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
8b
6
Pulsion
Start just left of the big step in the ground and follow a spectacular thin crack all the way.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
8a+
7
L'Autoroute de l'Enfer
The last big crackline before the end of the wall. Take the right-hand line of bolts to the belay. No details on the left-hand...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
8a+
8
Super Crack
The last of the cracks isn't very super. Follow the crack for 4m and the belay on the ledge.
 
Strong
7a
9
Crack
A boulder-problem-sized route just to the right.
 6a+
  • Latest Comments

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    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 top50

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