Baou des Prannes Routes

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Sport
Lots of sun!
20 mins
Downhill
Windy

Baou des Prannes is a magnificent crag, the most impressive in the area. It has both single and multi-pitch climbs in a fine, exposed and sunny setting. Only a brief guide is included here.

Route (click for voting and user comments) Symbols Grade
1
Arête de romarin
 
1 Stars
5c
2
Dièdre de thym
 
1 Stars
4a
3
Eté orageux
1) 6b+, 2) 6a, 3) 6a. Devious but excellent. The first pitch is tough then things ease somewhat.
 
3 Stars
6b+
4
Zuby nechti
A more direct pitch up the wall.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c+
5
Fine légère
1) 6b+, 2) 6a+, 3) 6b+. Superb sustained face climbing.
 
3 Stars
6b+
6
Sirtaki
A huge pitch - 40m long!
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c+
7
Hladak
1) 6b+, 2) 6a+. Again abseil access is the best plan.
 
3 Stars
6b+
8
Étoile du soir
1) 6a+, 2) 6a+.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a+
9
Étoile du soir direct
1) 6a+, 2) 6c.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c
10
Armchair of the ants
1) 6a, 2) 5c, 3) 6a. The long corner approached by the face below. The second pitch can be climbed left (4c) or right (5c).
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a
11
Pantalon plein
1) 6a, 2) 6b, 3) 6a. The grey arête gives good climbing of increasing quality. Top out or abseil off.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
6b
12
Vae soli
A superb pitch up the soaring shallow groove. An 80m rope WON'T get you back to the ground.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6c
13
Big Foot
1) 6b, 2) 7a. Two excellent pitches; running them together earns you a magnificent 7a+.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
Crimpy
7a
14
Un soir de rêve
 
3 Stars
Technical
Pumpy
Crimpy
6c
15
La grande truffe
Hard and sustained wall climbing. If combined with the previous lower pitch it is nearer 7c+.
 
3 Stars
7c
16
Petit souffle d'ouest (P1)
 
2 Stars
6b
17
Petit souffle d'ouest
 
3 Stars
Technical
Crimpy
7c+
18
Courant est
 
2 Stars
6c
19
Patafix
A big and powerful pitch with some snappy rock.
 
3 Stars
Strong
Pumpy
Loose
8a+
20
Made in Italy
The short steep groove with a choice of hard extensions.
 
2 Stars
Reachy
6b+
21
Délire d'initié
 
3 Stars
Crimpy
8a
22
Le pape de la truffe
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
7b+
23
Ligne de fuite
A fine climb up a compelling line.
 
3 Stars
Technical
7c
24
Operation cout-des-points
To the first lower-off.
1 user comment
 
3 Stars
7b
25
Operation cout-des-points Extension
 
3 Stars
8b
26
La Cappé
1) 6a, 2) 5c. The superb soaring groove at the right-hand side of the crag. Abseil descent or top-out and walk down.
 
3 Stars
Pumpy
6a