Rocher de la Galine (La Piscine)

Sport
Sun from mid-morning
2 mins
Uphill
Sheltered

A couple of pleasant slabby buttresses, close to the road and the swimming pool - hence the area's popular alternate name. The route names on the La Dalle may not be correct, but the grades have all been checked.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Tête en l'air
Start at the left end of the fencing.
 
1 Stars
4a
2
Amoureux
Take the left-hand groove.
 
1 Stars
5a
3
Eune émotion légère
The central slab is the longest here.
 
1 Stars
4c
4
Emporté par le vent
Climb the slab just left of the wide crack.
 
1 Stars
4a
5
Je plane dans les étoiles
Take the slab starting from a ledge.
 
1 Stars
3+
6
Sept étonnant
Easy climbing to a desperate finish through the bulge.
 
1 Stars
Technical
7b
7
Antoine
From the bolt belay, climb the rib and scoop above.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6a+
8
Bien joué Philou
The lovely arete and face give probably the best route here.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
9
Saint Sat
From the end of the chain, climb the long flake and the slab to a ledge. Finish up the continuation slab to a high crux.
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
5c
10
Six trouilles
The thin slab just left of the flaky groove is best approached via the next route. The 5+ in the local guide is cruel.
 
1 Stars
Technical
6b
11
Nouvelle
Start 1.5m right of the chain and climb the lower wall, easy slab and nice groove exiting rightwards. Parabolts.
 
2 Stars
5a
12
Fissures
1) 4+, 2) 5+. Start right of a rounded boulder and climb direct to a belay at the ledge then up the cracked rib to a tricky...
 
2 Stars
5c
13
Second souffle
1) 4, 2) 4+. Up the rib to a lower-off/belay just left of the huge chain. Continue up the pleasant rounded rib above.
 
2 Stars
4c
14
Premier mouvement
Trend right up the rib (parabolts then glue-ins) to the big chain.
 
1 Stars
4a
15
Philomène 3 à 0
From the big chain, step right and head up the slab to a tricky move not far from the top.
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
5c
16
Nouvelles profiteroles
1) 4+, 2) 6a. Climb the slab to the roof, then the groove and rib above. The central line on the slab gives a fine sustained...
 
2 Stars
Crimpy
6a
17
Les Ax trop gros
1) 4+, 2) 6a. The right-hand line through the roof and the broad rib above. The line just out from the corner has the hardest...
 
1 Stars
6a
18
L'Opéra de quat'sup Top 50
Follow the previous route towards the base of the groove, then move right and amble up the pleasant rib.
 
2 Stars
4c
19
Trafic blue
1) 4+, 2) 4. Climb the wall trending left, by awkward laybacking to ledges. Continue up the flat face above and right.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
Pumpy
4c
20
Rousse cassis
The rounded arete of the face is a pleasant alternate finish.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
4c
21
Boris...que péril
The short juggy wall on the right is well bolted.
1 user comment
 
1 Stars
4c