Le Cimetière des Boucs - Falaise Supérieure

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Sport
Lots of sun!
40 mins
Uphill
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A fine cliff, overshadowed by big brother but with a fine set of hard routes.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Sacrebleu
Follow the cleanest rock leftwards and back right to finish.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6b+
2
Dalton
Worthwhile but be careful with the suspect blocks.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
3
Tagada
A fine route featuring a bit of everything.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
4
Couleur garonne
Starting in the groove, tricky moves through the neb overhang lead to the fine arete above.
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a
5
Ordessa Top 50
The line of the crag up the prominent corner doesn't disappoint.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
6
Tête en l'air
Continually baffling climbing gained from the start of either Ordessa or Abnegation.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7c
7
Abnegation
The right side of the recessed wall is a good and sustained 6c+ except for one vicious move.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
8
L'art et la manière
1) 6c, 2) 7a. Start from the right end of the terrace. The first pitch is on hidden edges; the second takes the hanging rib...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a
9
Sarabande
1) 6b, 2) 7a. Pitch 2 is a pumpy journey up the steep grooves.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a
10
Chamallo
The easiest line here follows a shallow groove, starting down left as for Sarabande.
 
1 Stars
5c
11
La croix et la bannière
1) 6b, 2) 7a+. From the start of the next route, move left to climb the open wall and the harder grooves above.
 
2 Stars
7a+
12
V'la aut'chose
1) 6b+, 2) 6c+. Battle through a succession of high grooves to a finish shared with La croix.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
6c+
13
Esprit libre
1) 6b+, 2) 6b+. Good climbing up a striking line but sometimes on disturbingly hollow flakes. Descend via the anchor on Plat du...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
6b+
14
Plat du jour
A crescendo of thin face moves.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Rounded
7a
15
Le vieux sam
1) 7a+, 2) 6c. Two good pitches, each with a bouldery start.
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a+
16
Eternel debat Top 50
1) 6b, 2) 6b. The brilliant layback crack is only part of the fun.
 
3 Stars
6b