Vertige Sport, the local climbing store, In Orpier...
This is a lesser travelled area because it is overshadowed a bit by Ceuse. The limestone cliffs provide a dramatic backdrop to the quaint little village of Orpierre. There is a wealth of sport routes of many grades and even some long mixed routes on the Quiquillon.
Haute-Alps Region, 80 miles south of Grenoble and 102 miles north of Marseille
Climbing Season For the France area.
Weather station 23.7 miles from here
18 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Orpierre
Les ailes du désir 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Europe
: ... : Secteur Chateau
A really fun route...steep and gymnastic route the grade. One of the most popular climbs in the sector. A bouldery start (1st bolt easily pre-clipped)leads to gymnastic climbing up giant horizontal breaks, there is even a 'sit down' rest at one point. Continue climbing the horizontals, traversing ever so slightly to the right, to a pumpy crux near the top. A couple more thin face moves land you at the anchor. ...[more] Browse More Classics in International
Main climbing parking lot at Orpierre
My wife with the town of Orpierre in the backgroun...