Le Saut de l'Ours Routes

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Sport
Afternoon sun
25 mins
Up and Down
Sheltered

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Incantation
The direct line through the roofs is impressive.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
8b+
2
Prophétie
Links Chivas into Incantation via a short half-height traverse.
 
2 Stars
Technical
8a
3
Chivas
A classic layback line with a very insecure crux and a delightful columnar cave-formation mid-route. Low in the grade.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
7c+
4
Sur les traces du Yéti
From the huge flake, follow the clean face and groove above.
 
3 Stars
Technical
8a+
5
Shaman
The right-trending line is gained via a bouldery start.
 
2 Stars
Technical
7c+
6
Là, il faut jeter Jules
The clean corner has few good holds but many good moves.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a
7
Tichodrome
 6c
8
Blanche hermine
A good clean route starting from the twin trees.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7a
9
Desman des Pyrénées
The left-most of three prominent grooves.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
10
Lemming
The central groove.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
6c
11
Hirundo
The left side of the steep wall.
 
1 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
12
De l'art, pas du cochon
Start behind the tree. Climb up a small groove and pass the higher overlap on its left.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7c+
13
L'aigle noir
A determined approach may gain the perplexing upper corner.
 
2 Stars
7a+
14
Canelle
A hard eliminate moving left from the base of the prominent corner of L'aigle noir.
 8a+
15
L'oeil du faucon Top 50
A weaving classic. Not to be missed.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a
16
Le lièvre et la tordue
Direct from the ledge at 5m, finishing leftwards to the anchors shared with L'oeil de faucon.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
7b+
17
Le pacte des loups
From the start of Le lièvre et la tordue, take the right-hand line past bulges and holes to finish up a prominent corner.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7c
18
Le pas de l'ours Top 50
Above the cave, improvise left and up on fantastic rock.
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7b+
19
L'oeil du serpent
From the centre of the ramp, a direct line past eye-holes leads to hard moves right and a more direct finish.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
7b
20
L'oeil du cochon
Sharing a start with L'oeil du serpent, fork left at half height and beware blind moves above.
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b+
21
La salsa du lézard
Immediately right of L'oeil du serpent; a tricky roof gains the easier upper groove.
 
2 Stars
Technical
7b
22
Libellule
Start from the step in the path. Take the easiest line left and up after passing the roof.
 
1 Stars
7b
23
Chien loup
As for Libellule, but continue up the steep arete above.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7c
24
Le dièdre et la tortue
Long, varied and continuously interesting up grooves.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Graunchy
6c
25
Le chamois d'or
A technical slab - for a change. Follow Le dièdre et la tortue for 20m until a bolt line leads up the smooth wall on the left....
 
2 Stars
Technical
7a
26
Le petit fer à cheval
Good clean fun.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6a+