Aiguille Bertine

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This tower offers a fine selection of routes in the orange grades, a nice mixture of shortish multi-pitch routes and some huge single-pitch ones. Double ropes and a heap of quickdraws might help here. Guidebook page 36.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Galop d'essai
Start just right of the bushes, trend left when it steepens.
 
1 Stars
4c
2
U.L.K.
1) 5, 2) 6a+. Start up the left-hand of the two short dark streaks.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6a+
3
Little last one
 
2 Stars
5c
4
Deloripous des papiers
1) 5, 2) 5+. Start up the right-hand of the two short dark streaks and continue past a lower-off to a stance at a ledge with...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
5c
5
Acidofilus actif
 
2 Stars
5c
6
Directe du grand parcours
Go straight to the belay at the end of the first pitch of the classic.
 
2 Stars
5a
7
Innominata 2
 
2 Stars
5c
8
Fantasque greasque
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
5c
9
Le grand parcours
The major classic of the mountain, up the striking ridge.Photo this page. See also route 9 on previous page and general...
 
3 Stars
5c
10
Mortelles randonnées
1) 5, 2) 5+. Keep left where the bolt-lines split, then move right from the belay, crossing the next route for the upper pitch.
 
2 Stars
5c
11
Requiem 74
1) 5+, 2) 6a. A direct version of the previous climb; also two pitches long, but a notch harder.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a
12
La pimprenelle et le pervers chevelu
1) 5+, 2) 4+, 3) 5+. A route tackling the right-hand side of the tower.
 
2 Stars
5c
13
Basket blues
1) 5, 2) 4+, 3) 6a+. Covers the same area with a harder top pitch.
 
2 Stars
6a+
14
Parcours sentez
 
2 Stars
5c
15
Psycho d'elite
 
2 Stars
5a
16
Vagabondages
Start just right of the black streak.
 
2 Stars
5a
17
La denea depeuf
 
2 Stars
5a
18
Banal song
 
2 Stars
5a
19
La bof
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
5c
20
La kaspate
1) 5+, 2) 4+. The second pitch is good at the grade.
 
2 Stars
5c
21
La vouivre
A huge pitch with spaced bolts - the odd nut might plug some gaps.
 
2 Stars
5c
22
Les commandos
1) 5+, 2) 2, 3) 5. An old classic and still popular. The third pitch is up the right-hand line on the slab away to the right.
 
2 Stars
5c
23
Bonjour roger, merci ginette
 
2 Stars
5c
24
Les masques de pierre
1) 4, 2) 4+, 3) 4. A long easy route up the right edge of the face. There is another pitch (but it has little in the way of...
 
2 Stars
4c