Les Dalles Grises - Shorter Rout

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Sport
Lots of sun!
5 mins
Level
Abseil

The wall that runs out at right-angles to the big grey slab is a popular venue with a collection of short, steep routes that see plenty of action - much of it on a top-rope! Guidebook page 244.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Unnamed
The wall just right of the long corner.
 
1 Stars
6a+
2
L'arabe sourant
1) 6c, 2) 6b. Two longish pitches up the steeper side-wall to the right of the second abseil down Les Dalles Grises.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6c
3
L'arabe dement
1) 6a, 2) 6a+. A similar, but easier offering, sharing the approach and the mid-height stance with L'Arabe Sourant. Popular.
 
1 Stars
6a+
4
L'arabe en decomposition
A crinkly wall-pitch just to the right of the big bush on the ledge.
 
1 Stars
6a+
5
Circoncision
The flaky, cracked wall.
 
1 Stars
6a
6
Benenuts
Similar work to Circoncision, to a finish over the narrow roof right at the top.
 
1 Stars
6a
7
Bestatete
Easier climbing from the right-hand edge of the ledge.
 
1 Stars
5c
8
Coeur de verre
1) 6a+, 2) 6a+. The first of the longer climbs starts part way down the long groove in the centre of the wall at a bush, and...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
9
Passion d'amour
A long pitch up the right-hand edge of the wall with especially dramatic positions.
 
2 Stars
6a
10
L'arabe ou gris
1) 5, 2) 5+. Start from a tiny stance halfway up the penultimate pitch on Dingomaniaque (previous page) and follow the crack...
 
1 Stars
5c
11
Ragtime
1) 6a, 2) 5+. Tackles the centre of the scooped and crack wall to the left of the huge arete. Start from a stance about 15m...
 
2 Stars
6a