Sectors Canicule and Chronastro

Sport
Lots of sun!
Downhill
8 mins

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A great collection of fine climbs in a super-sunny setting looking out over the city. Many of the pitches are very big, a 70m rope is needed, plus up to 15 quickdraws. Guidebook page 156.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Voie ricard
The start is hard, the second pitch is easier but sustained - 7a.
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
7a+
2
A l'aube de l'irréel
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7b+
3
Canicule
Hard and bold, a memorable piece of climbing!
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Fluttery
7a+
4
L'élan de main qui chante
Varied and excellent; a hard start and sustained upper section.
 
3 Stars
7b
5
37.2º le matin
Cracking the bulge is the crux.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
7a
6
Zen attitude
 
3 Stars
Technical
Fluttery
7a+
7
Coucher de soleil
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
8
On se calme
Good climbing, sustained and on excellent rock. The myriad slots turn out to mostly be red herrings!
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c
9
Patience dans l'azur
Just left of the big arete, climb the grooves. A low crux section and good climbing above.
 
3 Stars
Technical
6b+
10
Vocalise
Tackle the big slab and can be a bit shrubby.
 
1 Stars
5+
11
Parcours sante
A longer pitch that cross the previous line.
 
2 Stars
5+
12
A bout de souffle
Heave up huge left-facing flake-crack. Photo this page.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
13
Les yeux du désir
Break out right and climb the white face.
 
3 Stars
6c
14
Chlorodose
A really big pitch, pulling through the high roof.
 
3 Stars
Technical
7a
15
Peur de rien
Another huge pitch that can be split at just over half-height.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c
16
Les flirts du mâle
1) 6b, 2) 6b, 3) 4. This one goes all the way to the top! The first two pitches can be done in one (30m) by those who are not...
 
2 Stars
6b
17
Calimero
A couple of steep pulls lead into the easier groove.
 
1 Stars
5
18
Grisoulite
A once-shorter pitch has been extended up the flake systems.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
19
La doumé
Photo on page 155.
 
3 Stars
Strong
6a
20
Dominette
The nice groove with the same start as the last route. A recent extension (5) doesn't add much to the experience.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
21
Feeling
Start at the tufa with the name on it.
 
3 Stars
6c+
22
Chronastro
1) 5+, 2) 5. Start up the huge red corner (green bolts) then break out onto the pillar on the left and follow this with a...
 
3 Stars
5+
23
Le dalmasso migrateur
Start just right of the huge corner and cross over at about half-height. Beware loose rock. The pitch is long, at 38m!
 
3 Stars
Loose
5+