Sector Principal - La Carrière

Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill
12 mins
Sheltered

An old quarry with a decent set of routes in a sheltered sunny setting. To the left of the quarry the Sector River offers a few short climbs. Guidebook page 199.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
No Name
 
1 Stars
Loose
6b
2
Red Bone
A fine long pitch with a tricky finale. It is 5+ to the first lower-off.
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
3
Lovely Day
A tricky mantle start leads to interesting easier ground above.
 
2 Stars
6a
4
Friends for Ever
Another quality newish one passing left of the big hollow. Slow to dry.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
5
Petite fumée
A great route, sustained with a fine finish up the searing crack.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b
6
Plexiglass
Tiny holds make for a hard crux - or two.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7b
7
Soleil d'automne
Steady climbing (parabolts) with a tricky start and a high crux. The upper crux can be avoided via the groove on the left.
 
2 Stars
Technical
5+
8
La branlante
The original classic of the quarry following the spaced glue-ins.
 
2 Stars
Fluttery
5+
9
La belle américaine
Move right then head to a final blank section. Improvise from here.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a
10
Puce
A classic of its style - sketchy face climbing on tiny edges.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
7a+
11
Classée x
The balancy arete is a tricky little number - neat movements.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Rounded
6a+
12
Manic dépression
Tricky moves are needed to pass the roof, the rest is easier.
 
1 Stars
6a+
13
Lenemi
Direct past the awkwardly-placed bolts is much harder. Unsatisfying.
 
Technical
6a
14
Superposition de 2 mouvements vibratoires
Powerful and sequency moves through the roof gain the bomb-bay slot. Exit this and finish up the face.
 
2 Stars
Technical
Graunchy
7a+
  • Latest Comments

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    Les dieux d'amour
    "Excellent. 5b move early on, then a lot of 5.6 slab padding." 17/Jun top50

    Djinns
    "Really excellent, long and sustained, great rock and the crux right at the top." 24/Apr top50

    L'eliminateur
    "Direct is about 7a" 06/Apr

    Bidibulle
    "Has new start down and right adding a few metres on." 20/Dec

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