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The Face Nord below Mount Ventoux


This popular north facing sector is home to about 60 or so routes in total with grades ranging from 6a to 8b, with the bulk of the climbing being in the 7b-7c range. Because of its shady ascpect, this is a great crag to go on those warm days in the summer and fall (this cliff usually seeps throughout the spring) Most of the routes tend to be steep face climbs about 25-30 meters in length, there are are a few worthy tufa climbs as well.

Getting There 

From the parking, go across the walking bridge and take the well worn path to the right. It takes about 10 minutes walking to reach the crag.

Climbing Season

For the Southern Alps area.

Weather station 8.4 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Featured Route For Face Nord

Chapeau pointu 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  Europe : France : ... : Face Nord
Pretty fun climbing (climbing is always fun right?) up a slightly overhanging whiteface in the center part of the main wall. Powerful climbing on good rock leads to a definite boulder problem gaurding the anchor. Work this out and then try not to fall making the final moves to the anchor. Well spaced bolts, but relativly safe. This is route is about half the length of all the other routes in the general vicinity, so it makes for a nice low commitment project, onsight, free solo, no chalk nak...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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