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Sport
Lots of sun!
15 mins
Uphill

By far the best of the three small cliffs hereabouts with a good set of routes in a sunny sheltered setting. Some of the lower-offs here are a bit tired - check them before you put your faith in them! Guidebook page 57.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Qui s’y frotte s’y pique
Over on the far left.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6b
2
Chez Simone
 5c
3
Le dièdre
The groove is bit polished but nice enough.
 
1 Stars
5a
4
Et Jean
Up the front of the pillar.
 
2 Stars
5c
5
Piece montée
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5c
6
Piste verte
The crack and ramp are easier
 
1 Stars
5a
7
La rampe des nains
 
1 Stars
4c
8
Miax Direct
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
5c
9
Miax
A nice traverse across the side-wall is the highlight.
 
2 Stars
4c
10
GR 2001
 
1 Stars
5a
11
La course au soleil
 
1 Stars
5c
12
Le chant du marteau
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6a
13
C'est pas pour les pepées
 
1 Stars
6b+
14
Le benitier
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6b
15
Canicule
A short second pitch is 5+.
 
2 Stars
6b
16
Douce vièrge
Pleasant climbing up to the big roof.
 
2 Stars
6a
17
Resurrection
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
8a
18
C'est facile quand on aime
 
Crimpy
6b+
19
Nougatine
 
2 Stars
6a+
20
Gremleen
Up to the lower-off below the bulges is 6b+.
 
1 Stars
6c
21
Le pays de cocagne
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a+
22
La mort à vue
The curving groove gives a nice pitch.
 
2 Stars
6b+
23
Castel
 
2 Stars
5c
24
Babachou
 
2 Stars
6a+
25
Coeur de lune
 
2 Stars
Technical
6c
26
Romeo et Crispet
The central one of the trio of crack/grooves right of the canyon.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
27
La fissure du geant
Fine pumpy climbing heading for the big tree.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b
28
Avec l'encre de tes yeux
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
29
Devertical
Up the bulging rib right of the vegetation.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6c
30
Robin des voies
Steep technical moves to enter the easier groove.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a
31
Vol sans visibilite
The first of a couple of lines up the bulging wall.
 
1 Stars
6b+
32
Magalo dodo
 
1 Stars
6a+
33
Spit de 10 et cuite de 12
The side wall of the groove
 
2 Stars
6a+
34
La lolotte
The easiest line on this side, up the twisting groove.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
5c
35
La clef de verre
 
1 Stars
6b+
36
Jamais deux sans toi
 
1 Stars
6b
37
Naufrage vertical
 
1 Stars
6b+