East Face

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Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill
70 mins

Described by some wag as "a French Idwal Slabs", this is a fine slabby face with some excellent routes. All those described are equipped, though carrying a small rack is not a bad idea. There are another eight trad routes on the face - check the local guide for details. Guidebook page 283.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Itinérance orlusienne
A huge and varied outing with 18 equipped pitches on great rock and the ridge-scramble to finish. The route is approached by...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b
2
Aytolé
A newer route starting at the far left-hand end of the lowest ledge system (accessed by a fixed rope) and eventually using the...
 
2 Stars
6a
3
Petite carie
A fine route with some good slab climbing and some steeper terrain too. Start from the left-hand side of the ledge under the...
 
3 Stars
6b
4
Es poulit l'efan
1) 5+, 2) 5+, 3) 5+, 4) 5+, 5) 5, 6) 5+, 7) 5, 8) 5, 9) 4+. A fine sustained and generally slabby line that gradually eases...
 
2 Stars
5+
5
Bastien
1) 6a+, 2) 5, 3) 6b, 4) 5+, 5) 6a+, 6) 6a, 7) 4, 8) 5+. A slick and slabby start leads to the crucial 6b pitch that heads...
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6b
6
A dissiatz
1) 5+, 2) 5+, 3) 6b, 4) 5+, 5) 5+, 6) 5+, 7) 5+, 8) 3+.Start up a long crack pitch and on to the ledge. The crux pitch...
 
2 Stars
Pumpy
6b
7
Zinkéria
1) 5+, 2) 5+, 3) 5+, 4) 6a, 5) 6a, 6) 6a+, 7) 5, 8) 6a 9) 3+.A good line up a series of slabby grooves and through the...
 
2 Stars
6a+
8
A bisto de nas
1) 4+, 2) 5, 3) 5, 4) 5+, 5) 5, 6) 5+,7) 5+,, 8) 5, 9) 5, 10) 5.Mostly steady climbing, with some devious pitches trending...
 
2 Stars
5+
9
Supersé
1) 4, 2) 4, 3) 5+, 4) 5+, 5) 4+, 6) 5+, 7) 5, 8) 5+, 9) 4, 10) 4+, 11) 4+. Start 90m down left from the lower end of the...
 
2 Stars
5+
10
Fleur de rhodo
1) 5, 2) 4, 3) 6a, 4) 6a, 5) 5, 6) 4+, 7) 5+, 8) 5, 9) 5, 10) 4+, 11) 4+. A fine and popular climb, well equipped with good...
 
3 Stars
6a
11
Pink Floyd
1) 5, 2) 5, 3) 5, 4) 4+, 5) 4+, 6) 4+, 7) 4+, 8) 4+, 9) 5. Fills the gap to the right of Fleur de rhodo and might be useful if...
 
2 Stars
5
12
Tapas san dalles
1) 4, 2) 4+, 3) 3+, 4) 4+, 5) 4, 6) 5, 7) 5+, 8) 4, 9) 4, 10) 3+, 11) 3+. The rightmost sport route on the face starts a...
 
2 Stars
5+