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Les Boulons 


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Elevation: 3,000'
Location: 43.5268, 5.5889 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Euan Cameron, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Brian in SLC on Jan 6, 2013
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Description 

The "bolts". Two main sectors, the left side being Secteur des Deux Ecailles and the right hand is Secteur Antirabique.

  • Secteur des Deux Ecailles has 22 routes from 4b to 7c+, with several two and three pitch outings. A number of single pitches in the 25m length, while others expand to 30 and 40m.

  • Secteur Antirabique has 17 routes from 4c to 6c with single pitches leading to second and third pitches. Pitch lengths from 30, 35 and 40m.

A fun location with enjoyable routes and a narrow staging area below the routes. The routes sprout up out of 10m high green foliage. Great rock.


Getting There 

From the parking lot at Les Deux Aiguilles, take the main trail towards Saint Victoire.

The blue trail leads to the climbing areas.


4 Total Routes


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Featured Route For Les Boulons
Near the top of Les Apres-Midi de Bab

Les Apres-Midi de Bab 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  Europe : France : ... : Les Boulons
Grade reflects first pitch. Pitch 1: 4b. Pitch 2: 6b.Start in the same bushy nook as Le Boulon de Droite. Climb up broken face to below the ledge/flake, staying left and below of the flake. Climb up left of the right-facing edge of the flake then up the face above. Notice the three long, white-ish old bolt corrosion streaks above the flake/ledge. Up to the ledge to the anchor. Continue up a steep, much harder face above for the second pitch.Fun climbing on good, sticky rock....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Les Boulons in the center of the view on Sainte Victoire
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