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Interesting rock climbing area for routes up to 5c and from 6a to 6c (french grades).
Best time(s) :
  • January
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Aspect(s) : W-SW-S-SE-E     Altitude : 750 m
Approach 1 min on flat ground.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag comfortable for young kids.

Informations :

Between 50 and 100 routes, from 3c to 7b.   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 15 m.
Rock : limestone.    Characteristic(s) : slab Dalle, vertical Vertical, steep wall Dévers, overhang Surplomb.    Type(s) of holds : crimps.
Further information(s) : Bivouac: you can camp in the quarry. There are also several location for firewood.
Water: There is no water point, but several water fountain situated in the village of Vesancy.
Rock: Beautiful limestone, sometimes polished on the most popular routes.

Like any self-respecting climber, we are hunting stonecutters, so it stands to reason that it was not in anyone's interest to make cut holds.
“L'escalade,c'est l'homme qui va vers le rocher et qui cherche à s'y adapter ,
à le grimper mais en le respectant tel qui est. Si on y arrive pas tant pi on s'en va,
il sera pour d'autres ou peut être jamais mais c'est pas grave” ( Patrick Berhault )

Locations :

Area : France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Ain (01), Genève, Gex, Vesancy.
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  Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   46° 21' 9" N Longitude :   6° 5' 50" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
  Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   46° 21' 7" N Longitude :   6° 5' 51" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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Area added by CA
Digital Guide Books :

Autor(s) : V. Boulas
Published in april 2015.

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