MALAUCÈNE


While Malaucène (strictly speaking 'Rochers du Groseau') isn't an extensive area, and is not exactly a 'happening place', the routes are quite brilliant, and it's not likely you will ever find it crowded.

Routes

64 sport routes (4a...8b)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
Papillon
Some flawless routes are to be found in this area, following lines of pockets up immaculate clean...
22
Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

5 mins

sheltered
Mal aux Seins
The shorter wall right of Papillon is less impressive but does have some good routes in the more...
14
Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

5 mins

sheltered
Du Bas and Gros Zozo
The first long wall you arrived at on the approach offers two distinct sections. A vertical grey...
28
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

5 mins

sheltered
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  • Latest Comments

    For MALAUCÈNE

    Mon Elle du Désir
    "I don't know what's amenable about it! The first half is hard work." 30/Aug top50

    Ni Pute Ni Soumise
    "The diagram in the topo is not right. Both the 6b and the 6a+ pass right from th..." 01/Nov top50

    La Voie Lactée
    "Very cruxy with a difficult clip in the middle of the hard section." 29/Jul

    Pipougne
    "This actually shares a start and the first bolt with the route to its left, rath..." 28/Nov top50

    Dam Ded
    "First bolt is missing" 09/Oct

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