Login with Facebook

Select Route:
Cajolyne S 
Charles de goal S 
Hot Spot S 
Hueco S 
Indulgence S 
Invitation au voyage S 
L'Arche de Nausée S 


Photos:  Recent | Best | Popular
Location: 43.8816, 5.8365 View Map  Incorrect?
Page Views: 375
Administrators: Euan Cameron, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Quentin Butin on Feb 22, 2013
You & This Area
Best routes for YOU in this area
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [1 person likes this page.]


Volx is a nice spot in the South East of France. The rock made of limestone is nice to climb all the year long, even thought it may be very warm during summer (climb at night!).
There is a nice grotto hosting major routes up to the legendary "Super plafond", 5.14c. But don't be affraid, there are also many routes for beginners!

If you go there during christmas break, there is a giant nativity scene which can engender safety issues for a couple of routes in the grotto.

Getting There 

From Aix-en-Provence/Marseille : follow Sisteron/Gap until Manosque (exit the highway), then keep following Sisteron by national road (green signs)
Once in Volx, take the road climbing in the village, and follow the sign ("Site d'escalade")
There is a parking lot in the area.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.8 miles from here

7 Total Routes

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

Featured Route For Volx
Starts on the left and straight to the right in th...

Hot Spot 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  Europe : France : Volx
A classic, nice to get warm before climbing in the grotte....[more]   Browse More Classics in International

Comments on Volx Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!