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Méthamis (Falaise des Devens)

Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 6a to 6c (french grades).
Best time(s) :
  • January
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  • Dec.
Aspect(s) : S-SE     Altitude : 350 m
Approach 15 min up hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag uneven for young kids.

Informations :

Between 25 and 50 routes, from 6a to 7b , spread over 2 crags   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 30 m.
Rock : limestone.    Characteristic(s) : vertical Vertical.    Type(s) of holds : side pulls, crimps, water erosion pockets, cracks.
We liked this/these route(s) : Gentillasse 6a+ ; Onde Sensuelle 6b ; Vers les étoiles 6c ; Ne Tirez pas sur l'Alpiniste 6c+/7a
Further information(s) : Brand new crag not over populated.The rock is well adherent, not at all polished but some stones can sometimes fall. Stay alert on belay.
Really good bolts.
Access: take the GR from the Nesque gorge. After 200 meters at the first fork, take the GR91 left uphill for about 1 km. In a pronounced turn to the left, there is a small cairn on the right which indicates the departure of a path, follow it in balcony. She leads you to the cliff.
Natura 2000 area protected.
Rock climbing is forbidden from february 1st to july 31th for quiet nesting birds.

Locations :

Area : France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Vaucluse (84), Carpentras, Méthamis.
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  Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   44° 1' 21" N Longitude :   5° 14' 20" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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Area added by CA
Digital Guide Books :



Méthamis
Autor(s) : CD FFME 84
Published in december 2015.