Sector Zaza

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Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill
10 mins
Sheltered

A popular sector, mostly short and steep, but it has some good longer routes too. The base of the central section is flat and child-friendly, whilst accessing the routes at the far left and on the catwalk requires more care. Guidebook page 168.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Dalle à part
A short slab on perfect rock. Unfortunately the hazardous approach (old fixed ropes) is not ideal for novices.
 
Reachy
5
2
La zezette à zeze
Scramble up and left to a belay and climb directly above.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
5
3
L'amie dalle
From the same belay anchor as La zezette à zeze, climb rightwards on ugly chipped holds then up much more pleasantly above.
 
1 Stars
Technical
5
4
Mes 3M
1) 5+, 2) 5+. Climb left through the first overlap and on to a stance. Take an impressive line through the juggy overhang.
 
2 Stars
5+
5
It's cosy
1) 5, 2) 5+. A fantastic route, especially the first pitch, which shares the first bolt with Mes 3M.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
5+
6
Dalle amie
1) 5, 2) 6a+. Two fine pitches straight up the wall.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
7
Liberté d'aboyer
Start at the right-hand side of the ledge. A confident approach will help as the bolts aren't always where you want them.
 
1 Stars
Fluttery
5
8
Nitro glisse et ripe
Start behind the bushes.
 
Crimpy
7b+
9
Tracto fesse
The white streak leads to an ugly crack finale.
 
Graunchy
6b+
10
La sanction de gauche
1) 6a, 2) 5, 3) 6c+. Lateral thinking may help on the first pitch, which can be combined with the second to give a fine long...
 
1 Stars
Technical
6c+
11
La sanction de droite
1) 6a, 2) 6a, 3) 5+. The first pitch is shared with the left twin.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a
12
Main courante
 
Technical
7a
13
Porte à faux
Start over a small overhang. Parabolts.
 
Technical
7a+
14
Mutant en mission
Start up the wall between two prominent white streaks.
 
Technical
Crimpy
7b+
15
Le retour du dgé d'ail
 
Technical
6c+
16
Du plomb dans les doigts
From a block, climb on holds that are invisible from below.
 
1 Stars
Crimpy
6c+
17
La tunique de Célénos
A very hard start through a bulge, and still tricky above.
 
Technical
Crimpy
7a+
18
Patriote contre scud
1) 6a+, 2) 6c. The first pitch up a groove is scrappy, but accesses the much better second pitch , which can alternatively be...
 
1 Stars
6c
19
Grace à toit
Trend right to bulges and aim for the huge belay ring.
 6c+
20
Megamix
Start as for the next route then trend left through steep terrain.
 
Crimpy
6b+
21
Les seins de druïna
1) 6b, 2) 6b+. The first pitch is worth a star, but is hard for short climbers. The second pitch is long and varied with...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6b+
22
Manimal
Opposite the arrival point. The bouldery start may be impossible for the short. The top is slightly easier once the holds are...
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
7a
23
Zaza
Good climbing round the right side of the bulge. Polished.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
24
Fleur de calcaire
The rounded rib is nice, short and hard.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a+
25
Rien que pour toi
 
Crimpy
6c
26
Joe
Climb right through the bulges avoiding Cocoon... if you can.
 6b+
27
Cocoon
The groove right of the bulges. Good moves with spaced bolts.
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
5+
28
Prise surprise
Easier with a long reach and a sixth sense.
 
1 Stars
Reachy
Technical
6c
29
Made in Japan
A nice route from a large fallen flake up a groove to a high crux.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b+
30
L'ondée
A very long reach to the rusty old chain.
 
Reachy
6c
31
Niagara
 6c+
32
Nikita
 6b+
33
Upper Route Left
Brilliant steep climbing on good holds.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c
34
Upper Route Right
A fine addition but still a little friable.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+