Les Murettes

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Sport
Lots of sun!
18 mins
Uphill
Seepage
Sheltered

A good selection of physical routes on the exposed wall that extends uphill from Les Grottes. The climbing is mainly sustained and fingery face-climbing. Shade is very much at a premium here so the buttress is best avoided on hot days. Guidebook page 100.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
SAE sur canapé
Climb the oft-damp corner and head up the leaning wall. There are a few manufactured holds, particularly at the burly last...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6c+
2
Taz
Start as for SAE and then head right - hard - to gain the slab.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6b
3
Lulu, reviens!
A painful, fingery start topped off with a blank and crumbly slab.
 
Crimpy
Fluttery
Loose
6b+
4
Parfums d'automne
Good crimpy climbing, easing off around half-way.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6b+
5
Sol en si
Technical moves on small holds, pretty tough for the grade.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6a
6
La soucarrane
Start just below the stone wall, more technical moves on small holds. The start is tricky, and slightly easier if you use the...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6a+
7
Barbarella
Thin moves to start.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6b+
8
Baker Street
The best of the three 6b+ routes is also hard off the ground.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6b+
9
La der des ders
The compulsory hard start leads to a hard-to-read crux at the bulge. The upper slab runs high up the wall and requires all of a...
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6b+
10
Brothers in arms
The route just left of the orange streak has shed a hold on the crux, but is a worthwhile outing nonetheless. Sloping holds...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
Rounded
6c
11
On n'est pas des anges
Another good pitch with a thin start.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6c
12
Modesties blues
1) 6c, 2) 6a. The first pitch is worthwhile with some interesting moves through the steep section. The upper slab-pitch sees...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c
13
Les paparasites
A long sustained route with an easy start, good climbing on positive holds up the vague groove.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
14
Après travail pour Corinne
Crimpy moves to start before a short section of powerful moves lead to the top half of À vue pour Corinne.
 
2 Stars
7b
15
À vue pour Corinne
Head right from the ledge towards the orange streak. Hard moves early on; the top half is rather easier, but requires focus.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a
16
Poisson d'avril
Good steep moves often on manufactured holds.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
17
Basse critique
Another good route, steep and pumpy. It has lost an important hold so may need an upgrade. Belay from the ledge using the bolt...
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b
18
Pendez-vous haute et court
Head up the right leaning ramp to reach the steep middle section and some powerful moves.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
Pumpy
7a
19
Carambar
Sustained climbing to a shake out then make some pushy moves to the lower-off.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Fluttery
6c
20
Poussière de grimpe
Not as dusty as Carambar despite the name. Heavily manufactured.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
7a
21
Johnnie Walker
Powerful climbing on highly textured rock. A section of rock in the middle of the route fell off but has not affected the...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
8a
22
Belphégor
Steep climbing up the left side of the cave featuring some unnatural looking holds.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
8a+
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