Droite Compétition

Sport
Afternoon sun
12 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

A collection of top-class hard routes to go at ensures that Baume Rousse has something for everyone. If you're looking for shade in which to finish your project, get here early.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Unnamed
Starting in the depths of the cave, climb horizontally to finish on more vertical ground.
 
1 Stars
8b+
2
Unnamed
Slow to dry.
 
2 Stars
Strong
8a
3
6662
 
2 Stars
Strong
7c+
4
Tout Court Tout Dur
A hard, fingery crux. High in the grade.
 
2 Stars
Strong
Crimpy
7b
5
L'Ecolo Net
Another one that is hard for the grade.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Strong
7a
6
Le Samsara
 
2 Stars
8a+
7
J'aurais Voulu être un Artiste
Good holds soon lead to some technical moves.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
8a
8
Pipouille la Fripouille
 
1 Stars
8a+
9
Rigpa ou la Nature de l'esprit
A popular route, with a tricky finish. Photo on page 101.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
8a
10
Les Secrets de Régine
The obvious line to move your clips onto when you've done Rigpa...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
8a
11
Saga Corsica
There's a bolt to get you on the ledge, but it's probably best to belay from the ledge. Follow the cave roof, then move right...
 
2 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
8b
12
Rahan, fils de Crao
An enyoyable route with a good rest possible before the traverse left. No particularly hard moves. Photo this page.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
13
Si t'as Rien d'Autre à Faire
First qualification route for junior boys.
 
Technical
Strong
7c
14
Haschisch B
A powerful start, a leisurely middle and a technical end.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Strong
6b
15
Rigni, Rignette et Rignoulou
 
1 Stars
6b+
16
Babaat Connection
 
1 Stars
6a
17
La Sirène en Pyjama
 
1 Stars
6b
18
Dévers et des Pas Mürs
An interesting route that avoids the nasty starts of the next couple of routes.
1 user comment
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c
19
Go Up
 
1 Stars
7a
20
Vindiou
 
1 Stars
7a+
21
2002 L'Épicier de l'Espace
This route used to have some bolt-on holds for the start but these have now gone and it is impossible in its current state....
2 user comments
 
2 Stars
6b+
  • Latest Comments

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    O.K.
    "Quite good if you don't sneak off right into Gnocchi." 24/Aug

    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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