La Vire aux Chèvres

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25 mins
Uphill

A quiet sheltered sector with a variety of worthwhile routes whose characters range from steep and sustained to technical slabs. There are some good multi-pitch outings in the mid 6s.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Les chats d'ocs
The two routes on the far left of the sector are similar in nature: thin moves off the ground leading to a long slab. Of the...
 
2 Stars
Reachy
6a+
2
Bachibouzouk
Slightly more sustained with a harder start than its neighbour.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
6a+
3
Bastos
Sustained, with a hard-to-read crux. The second clip is a tricky one and best done from above.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
Graunchy
7b
4
Quad neuf docteur
The steep middle section leads to a well-deserved rest in the niche before the final moves.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
7a
5
Les moulures
Powerful and sustained climbing. Don't rush the steep finish, the holds are all there.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
7a+
6
Aéro concept
1) 6b, 2) 6a. Head right with difficulty around the first bulge.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6b
7
La partie cul
6c+ if climbed as a single 32m pitch; 6b+ to the first belay. The technical upper section has some great moves and is worth the...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
8
Quo non ascendet ?
The hard section is short lived, but features rather small holds. Much easier once you have the sequence wired.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Crimpy
7a+
9
La bidounette
Steep and powerful moves through the ripples, with a hard section in the middle. It can be linked with the second pitch of...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
10
Notre jeu
1) 6b, 2) 6b+. The first pitch has a crux on small edges but is otherwise quite reasonable and is the closest thing to a warm...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6b+
11
La turlute gratos
A sustained wall-climb.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6b+
12
Foc del cel
1) 6a, 2) 6b+, 3) 6a. The left-hand line finishes up a long groove.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6b+
13
Le génocide des Liliputes
1) 5+, 2) 6b, 3) 6a. Start up a short groove.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6b
14
Classique d'antan
1) 5+, 2) 6a, 3) 6b+. The right-hand of the three pitch trio.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6b+
15
I cal tourna
1) 5b, 2) 7a+. An easy slab, setting off from the right side of ledge leads to the hard second pitch.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a+
16
Le retour de Tataillé
 
3 Stars
7a+
17
La surprise de Tataillé
 
3 Stars
7b
18
L'ange exterminateur
 
3 Stars
8a
19
Louanges et reproches
 
3 Stars
8b
20
Un cas pour deux
 
3 Stars
8a+
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    Pilier des Cathares
    "there seems to be an extra pitch in the RF guide, compared with the local topo. ..." 24/Aug

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