La Sirène

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Sport
Afternoon sun
35 mins
Downhill
Sheltered

Not to be mistaken with the Petite or the Grande Aiguilles, La Sirne is a tall, tapering buttress over 90m high, 200m up the valley from the beach. Guidebook page 94.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Arivée impromtue
 
2 Stars
5c
2
Sirène barrin
1) 4, 2) 4+. Two pitches up the back of the shallow bay.
 
2 Stars
4c
3
Plasma.
1) 6a, 2) 6b. Tackle the smooth right-hand side of the face and the overhangs just above. Abseil off or finish up the next...
 
2 Stars
Technical
6b
4
Moitie moitie
1) 5, 2) 5+, 3) 5+, 4) 5. A wander up the shady side of the tower. Carry a small selection of wires and some slings to...
 
2 Stars
5c
5
Sirène liautard Top 50
1) 4, 2) 4+, 3) 3+, 4) 3+, 5) 4. An old classic that weaves its way up the left-hand side of the front face of the buttress,...
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
4c
6
Super Sirène.
1) 6a+, 2) 6b, 3) 5, 4) 4. A fine line up the front face of the buttress with two excellent pitches of face and crack climbing,...
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
6b
7
Couloir de la Sirène
A long pitch that crosses the eponymous couloir. Abseil decent or finish up the next route.
 
1 Stars
5c
8
Pilier de la Sirène
1) 5+, 2) 5, 3) 3, 4) 3. This gives a gradually easing trip up the seaward side of the pillar in four pitches. It is possible...
 
1 Stars
5c