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La Grotte

Number of pitches : 6
Length : 185m
Grade : D+ (I 5.9)
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Route's indications

  • 1
    pitch 1 : 35m 5.8
    • The route is polished.
    • The belay is right of a tree.
  • 2
    pitch 2 : 40m 5.9
    • Lay back a crack.
  • 3
    pitch 3 : 25m 5.8
    • Start slightly left of the anchor.
    • Climb up a pillar.
    • The anchor is next to a tree.
  • 4
    pitch 4 : 25m 5.9
    • Aerial traverse to the right.
    • Hanging belay
  • 5
    pitch 5 : 20m 5.6
    • The cliff gets less steep.
    • Belay from a grassy ledge.
  • 6
    pitch 6 : 40m 5.8
    • Climb a low angle slab.
    • Reach the ridge at a platform.
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Informations about this multi pitch climb

Number of pitches : 6
Height : unspecified
Length : 185m
Global grade : D+
Commitment grade : I
Maximum difficulty grade : 5.9
Aid climbing grade : no aid climbing
Facing : southeast
Rock type : Limestone
Equipment style : Sport climbing
Cliff : Quiquillon

Approach

Approche du Quiquillon Distance_16x16 0.4 km Ascent_16x16 95 m Vertical_drop_16x16 28 m
Duration : 25min
Hiking grade : Class 1
  • The name of the route is written on the cliff at the bottom of the route.

Descent

  • Follow the ridge on your right.
Retour Quiquillon Distance_16x16 1.4 km Ascent_16x16 174 m Vertical_drop_16x16 218 m
Duration : 30min
Hiking grade : Class 3

When to go

Seasonnal information

Global information

Période 1 : bad period
  • It can be cold.
  • It can snow at this time of the year.
Période 2 : best period
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