Grande Arete

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Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Uphill
5 mins

A selection of brilliant wall climbs. Grande Arete and Dulf are the classics of the crag, following strong features in spectacular positions. Guidebook page 94.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Grande Arete
1) 5+, 2) 6b+, 3) 6b, 4) 6a.
2 user comments
 
3 Stars
Technical
6b+
2
Convoi Exceptionelle
A line up the 'back' side of the crag. Start at the third belay of Grande Arete and continue to the top.
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b+
3
Le Sas
A useful pitch for reaching the ledge where Dulf starts.
 
1 Stars
5+
4
L'Eau de Là
A harder way of getting to the Dulf ledge.
 
1 Stars
6b+
5
Maravilla
Thin wall climbing.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7c
6
Dulf
Classic jamming and laybacking. The bolts are very widely spaced but it takes trad gear if you want to reduce the runouts, and...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Fluttery
6b+
7
L'Onde Verte
Start up Dulf, then head right (belay possible - 6a this far). Then ascend the thin wall to rejoin Dulf at the belay.
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a+
8
Ascenseur Pour le Plasir
The first half of a great climb.
 
3 Stars
Technical
7b
9
L'Haut de Là
The brilliant continuation to the top. The final section is less good quality but well-situated - 6c.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
Technical
7a+
10
Hard Saga
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7c
11
Petit Roque
Up to the mid-height belay is Mat - the grade is the same, so you may as well carry on to the top.
 
3 Stars
Technical
7a
12
Rêve de Crémallière
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a
13
Ultime Limite
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a
14
Nouvelles Données
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a
15
Trinquille
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b
16
Pièce Montée
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b+
  • Latest Comments

    For BELLECOMBE

    Libertine
    "Well Ian, that's nice to read! I did on sight this about 4 years ago, but had t..." 27/Aug

    Libertine
    "6c+?? Given I've on sighted a few 7bs I was a bit miffed that I couldn't even ge..." 25/Aug

    L'Haut de Là
    "Probably the best and most out-there route (at this grade) that I have done in t..." 03/Jul

    Grande Arete
    "the first belay is shown to high,it's on the first big ledge to the right of the..." 12/Apr

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