Andalouse

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Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill
30 mins
Sheltered

The domain of big smooth face climbing. This sector has a refreshing supply of routes in the mid grades ensuring its popularity. Guidebook page 148.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Je Ne Fais Que Passer Ma Route
Varied and interesting movement with excellent rock after an indifferent start.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6c
2
Passer Entre les Gouttes
A short intense section.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
7a+
3
Moby Dick
'Plastic style' pulls on good holds lead to a final sequence which is tricky to read onsight. Low in the grade.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7c
4
Al Andalouse
Thin physical and dynamic all the way. Two good shakeouts, one with occasional in-situ beer. Photo opposite.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
8a
5
Esméralda
An alternative, easier finish to Al Andalouse.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
Pumpy
7c
6
Mano Negra
The beautiful vertical groove gives unusually balancy climbing.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
7
La Gourmandises
Heave over the initial roof, then enjoy the gouttes d'eau.
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
6c
8
La Gourmandises du Vautour
This can also be reached from Maïtre Vautour.
 
2 Stars
6c+
9
Maïtre Vautour
A juggy start and a delicate finish.
 
2 Stars
6b+
10
Le Deux Beaufs en Vacances
A nice piece of tufa precedes another pleasant grey slab.
 
2 Stars
6b+
11
La Maître et son Disciple
A tricky start and a long, enjoyable slab.
 
1 Stars
6b
12
Le Vautour est Là
 
2 Stars
6b
13
Un Truc de Passage
Start just left of a low roof, climb right of the grey streak, then move left and continue up the streak.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6c
14
Pensées Afghanes
Pull through the right-hand end of the overhang to start, then wind up the red wall, past some (usually chalky) flakes.
 
2 Stars
6b+
15
Trafic de Bouses Chez les Vautours
Climb the groove, then out right onto the big grey shield that offers some tricky moves.
 
2 Stars
6a+
16
Sécheresse Intellectuelle
Take a line left of the dark grey rock.
 7c+
17
Life Maker
A rightward-trending line at the far left side of the wall.
 7b+
18
Le Désespoir du Naxos
A steep line through the middle of the roof.
 
2 Stars
7c+
19
Gageure
A very steep line a few metres before the right end of the wall.
 
2 Stars
8b
20
Relation Virtuelle
Starts as for Kiwisi... then moves out left.
 
2 Stars
8a
21
Kiwasi ou la Maison Qui Chante
The tufa-covered arete at the right end of the wall.
 
2 Stars
7c+
22
Nina
The slab right of the big corner.
1 user comment
 5+