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Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert

Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (french grades).
InformationMany additional skills about progressing, belaying, escaping technics ... are necessary for multipitch routes security.
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Aspect(s) : E-NE-N     Altitude : 300 m
Approach between 20 and 40 min up hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag dangerous for young kids.

Informations :

Between 50 and 100 routes, from 5c to 8c , spread over many crags   Bolting : traditionnal climbing, sport climbing
Max Height : 200 m.
Rock : limestone.    Characteristic(s) : steep wall Dévers, vertical Vertical, slab Dalle.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, cracks.
Legendary route(s) : 
La carmina burana 180m 6b
  • Souvenirs du pic 8c sent by Charlotte Durif on 29 oct 2008. First repeat : Caroline Ciavaldini (2011)
  • Site très sensible. Toutes les faces sud ( rive gauche du ruisseau ) sont interdites à l'escalade par arrêté municipal. Parking payant.

    Locations :

    Area : France, Occitanie, Hérault (34), Montpellier, Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert.
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      Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   43° 44' 10" N Longitude :   3° 32' 16" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
      Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   43° 44' 11" N Longitude :   3° 32' 51" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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    Area added by CA