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Orpierre Rock Climbing 

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Location: 44.31505, 5.69301 View Map  Incorrect?
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My wife with the town of Orpierre in the backgroun...


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.

Getting There 

Haute-Alps Region, 80 miles south of Grenoble and 102 miles north of Marseille

Climbing Season

Weather station 23.7 miles from here

17 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Featured Route For Orpierre
Rock Climbing Photo: Matt starting up Costaud Lulu in a light rain...

Costaud Lulu 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  Europe : France : ... : Secteur Chateau
Great climbing on big holds on a steep start, leading to vertical terrain for a nice finish.Juggy start. Sustained steepness but never a shut down move. Hang in there!This location's small perch has a number of great routes for the grade.Popular, but, deservedly so. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Vertige Sport, the local climbing store, In Orpier...
Vertige Sport, the local climbing store, In Orpier...
Rock Climbing Photo: Main climbing parking lot at Orpierre
Main climbing parking lot at Orpierre

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