Frimes et Chatiments

Adjacent Areas
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Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill
5 mins
Abseil
Sheltered

0


At this point the cliffs are only about 120m high to the Jardin des Suisses, offering the chance of some short multi-pitch routes accessed by the Frimes Abseils, plus a few shorter pitches off the rim. Generally the routes in this sector are very technical challenges best suited to the confident graduate of the Verdon style! Guidebook page 228.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Saga du Verdon
1) 7a, 2) 7a+, 3) 7b, 4) 7b+, 5) 6c. A well bolted route, the 7b pitch is steep and pumpy, and the 7b+ one is a thin and...
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
7b+
2
Tapis volant
1) 6c+, 2) 6c. Start at a hanging 3 bolt belay on the slab. Head straight up through a steepening before an easier diagonal...
 
3 Stars
Strong
Crimpy
6c+
3
Voleur de Bagdad
 
Crimpy
6b+
4
La fesse d'or...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
5
Mort a Venise
1) 6b, 2) 6c+. A popular classic up the left-hand wall above the tree-covered ledge. It goes into the shade early, useful for...
 
3 Stars
6c+
6
Farci par la
A Verdon testpiece! Powerful and sequency face climbing with several satisfying cruxes. A top end 7c.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Strong
7c
7
Frimes et chatiments
1) 6a, 2) 6c+, 3) 6b, 4) 6b. With a short well protected crux this climb gives access to this impressive wall surrounded by...
 
3 Stars
6c+
8
Take It or Leave It
1) 7c, 2) 7a+, 3) 7c, 4) 8a. A desperate outing up the wall, the crossing Surveiller et Punir at the half-height ledges. All...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
8a
9
Surveiller et punir Top 50
1) 6b+, 2) 6c, 3) 7a+, 4) 7a. Four extremely sustained and technical pitches. The rock is so smooth and perfect that viewing...
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
10
Le freres caramel mou
1) 7a+, 2) 7a. A more direct and harder finish to Frimes.
 
2 Stars
7a+
11
Mission Impossible
The left-hand side of the roof via the cave and steep crack.
 
2 Stars
Strong
7b+
12
Extase
 
1 Stars
5+
13
Tour de chauffe
 
1 Stars
6a
14
Bon chic, bon genre
1) 7a+, 2) 6b, 3) 6c, 4) 6c+, 5) 6a. Approach by three abseils. Gold-coloured bolts and on superb rock. Just to its left is...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7a+
15
Pas de poireau
 5+
16
Fait car
 6a