Gauche Compétition and Back Wall

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Sport
Morning sun
12 mins
Uphill

The left-hand wall gets the shade in the afternoon. Further to the right, routes on the upper tier are accessed via a fixed cable than runs most of the width of the cliff.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Qualif á la Place du Kalife Top 50
Offwidth to start, then excellent face climbing. Second qualifier for the Junior Girls.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6a+
2
Les Ailes du Vizir
A hard, fingery and reachy crux which may be impossible for the short. Junior Girls' Final.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Technical
Crimpy
7a
3
Les Mille-et-Unes Buis
A technical start - climb the groove to the right to bring the grade down to 5.
 
1 Stars
6a+
4
La Cicane
An enyoyable introduction to the harder routes here.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
6b
5
Les Bellecombaises
Follow the brown streak - one short hard section only, so be prepared to pull on some small holds.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Strong
7a+
6
O.K.
There is a poor start to the right but it is better to scramble up to the ledge. The grade is the same for the whole route.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a+
7
Gnocchi on Heaven's Door
A great pitch, much better than it looks.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
6b+
8
Clash
A boulder problem with bolts.
 
Strong
7a
9
Les Macaronis de la Mort
A powerful start leads to a technical and sustained outing.
 
2 Stars
Strong
7a+
10
Le Mythe
Another boulder problem with bolts.
 
Strong
7b
11
Les Raviolis de L'Enfer Top 50
A great route that keeps you on your toes throughout.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b
12
Cheloup Plage
A scrappy little route - useful as an approach though.
 6a
13
Les Spaghettis des Ténèbres
It is 7b to the first belay. Semi-final for junior boys.
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
8a
14
Pasta de l'Éléphant
Can be dirty after rain. The fun starts above the ledge.
 6a+
15
Al Dente
A fun route that includes some tufas at the overhang.
 
1 Stars
6a
16
Les Nouilles de l'Obscur

1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
17
Piano
 6a
18
La Cicciolina
 
Crimpy
6b+
19
Barilla Sound System
A bouldery little route that packs it in.
 
2 Stars
7c
20
Pasta à Shout
A couple of tough moves, but good rests.
 
2 Stars
7b
21
No Slibards Today
Steady pulling on jugs to a hard crux, then back to the pulling.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
6a+
22
La Giclette du Graou
 7a+
23
La Caraille
Can link into the next route, but it is worthwhile in its own right. The right-hand variation is 6a and links well into the La...
 
2 Stars
6b
24
La Voie des Abeilles
The crux lies in the grey rock at the top. Often with a bees' nest.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7a+
25
La Racaille
Steep 'orange' leads to thin 'grey' - great positions. Second qualifier for junior boys.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a
26
Aband Fils de Crapaud
Big holds lead to a thin traverse, then easier to the top. First qualifier for junior boys.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a
27
Jimmy Petit Fils de Crao, Père de Rahan
 
1 Stars
7b+
28
Unnamed
 
1 Stars
6c+
29
Pipouze Line
Harder than when first climbed due to losing a hold. It is not very pleasant.
 
Strong
7b+
  • Latest Comments

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    Les Nouilles de l'Obscur
    "Brutal climbing with a couple of awkward clips, topped off with a boulder proble..." 12/Sep

    Le Dièdre
    "Longer and a little bit easier than "le pilier" on the right, but why ..." 29/Oct

    Le Tyrex
    "Only 5+. If you can do the routes to the left then you can lead this." 05/Apr

    La Bavette Spatiale
    "Start this route on the one to the left or the one to the right and cut out the ..." 05/Jul

    2002 L'Épicier de l'Espace
    "This route used to have a cherry picker's ladder for the start. It was rickety, ..." 10/Nov

    Soleil Levante
    "Should be 6b." 31/Oct

    Le Tyrex
    "5b in the local guide - even if you blinker yourself to the line of the bolts it..." 28/Mar

    Sikaraté
    "Great route. Slabby and thin in a few sections but there are plenty of bolts. ..." 20/Mar top50

    Coin Coin
    "Like a VS 5a crack with bolts!" 26/Sep top50

    No Slibards Today
    "I would not say the start is pulling on jugs, in fact it is slippery and crimpy ..." 20/Sep

    Soleil Levante
    "6a in the local guide" 24/Aug

    Aband Fils de Crapaud
    "i was mislead by the description, thinking i had to go above the break for some ..." 12/Apr

    Étoile des Neiges
    "Great route, easy 6c - huge number of bolts makes it feel like indoors. Only fou..." 09/Apr

    Qualif á la Place du Kalife
    "The excellant final headwall more than makes up for the grotty start and non-des..." 01/Apr top50

    Aband Fils de Crapaud
    "I did not find the traverse thin. This is the onsight crux but once you know the..." 06/Mar

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