RUSSAN


An extensive area of crags, offering everything from technical grey slabs through to spectacular, overhanging tufas. Like Seynes, Russan is a great winter-sun destination. Although, unlike Seynes, there is a lot more to go at in the 5s and low 6s.

Routes

234 sport routes (4...8c)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
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Approach walk Other Page
Rolling Stones
An excellent crag with a fine collection of routes mostly in the low 6s, though expect to have to...
24
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

20 mins

274
La Belle Époque
A collection of excellent, long pitches, frequently with technical fingery starts that get the crux...
35
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

20 mins

276
Septieme Sceau and Tenere
Short, pleasant routes on good rock. Approach as for La Belle Epoque, then follow the path on the...
23
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

24 mins

278
Baisé Volé
A superb expanse of grey walls, offering a fine collection of largely technical and fingery routes....
21
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

25 mins

280
Soleil Noir
More excellent routes - the routes around Celine are particularly worth seeking out - not too...
21
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

25 mins

281
Piece en Trois Actes
A very varied sector with the whole grade range covered, through the best routes are all in the...
34
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

25 mins

282
Moi Vouloir Toit
An incredible piece of rock that has some neck-straining routes. It also serves well as a quick...
5
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

25 mins

284
Lucifer
Right of the cave, the rock quickly returns to a more amenable angle, and offers up a number of...
16
Sport
Lots of sun!
Level

22 mins

285
Maelstrom
A superb collection of classically proportioned hard sport climbs on steep, tufa-covered rock. For...
39
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Level

20 mins

286
Babylone
When approaching the crag from the right-hand side, this is the first sector you approach. Mostly...
18
Sport
Sun from mid-morning
Level

20 mins

288
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