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Les Traces du Passe 

YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 6 pitches, 350', Grade III
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
FA: C. Bignon
Season: is in the shade during the afternoon
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Submitted By: Pascal Ripoche on Apr 17, 2012

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Surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea

Description 

p1 5.6 : warm up going up and right
p2 5.9+: go up end right to a distinct crux were the route is slightly overhanging. 2 more meters to the belay.
p3-5 5.9 : continue up and enjoy the rock and the view
p6 5.8 : continue up and enjoy the rock and the view

Location 

this route start at the bottom of the beak next to the water and between an orangish depression in the face and a big ledge (with an orangish cave). Check the picture of the first pitch. Be careful on the way down, the rock is extremely slippery.


Protection 

12 quickdraws. All belay have a least 2 glue in bolts (more likely 4 or 6). You will find some old threads at some point, there is always a bolt not far.


Photos of Les Traces du Passe Slideshow Add Photo
Typical belay ledge
BETA PHOTO: Typical belay ledge
View from the top of "Les Traces du Passe"
View from the top of "Les Traces du Passe"
Topo
BETA PHOTO: Topo
P1
BETA PHOTO: P1
Sormiou
Sormiou
View from the top of "Les Traces du Passe
View from the top of "Les Traces du Passe
Climbing over the sea
Climbing over the sea
View from the top of "Les Traces du Passe"
View from the top of "Les Traces du Passe"

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