BAOU DES QUATRE OURO


Perhaps the best known of the Toulon cliffs, 'Baou' has a great selection of routes across the grades. There are plenty more hard offerings on the steep, shady cliffs above and right of the parking, great on hot summer days. Consult the local guide for more details.

Routes

120 sport routes (?...?)
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 Page
Sector Sousex
The left-most buttress has a nice collection of middle grade routes in an out-of-the-way situation....
12
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

20 mins

110
Sector Étron Sublime to Marquise
A fine set of buttresses with a great collection of routes in the lower and middle grades. Always...
30
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

18 mins

112
Sector Boulmich
A broad stretch of rock with a grand array of routes both single and multi-pitch. Much of the cliff...
20
Sport
Afternoon sun
Uphill

1 min

114
Sector Les E.T.
The fine buttress, the tallest here, that towers over the parking area. It has several good...
9
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

1 min

115
Sectors Ummagumma and Téquila
A wide wall, slabby on the left, steeper on the right, and very steep in the middle. The left...
28
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

117
Sector Minarets
A steep shady wall with an excellent collection of inspiring pumpy routes, mostly in the black...
9
Sport
Morning sun
Uphill

7 mins

sheltered
118
Sector Cayenne
A fine, steep crag with in-dipping strata making for exhilarating climbing on steep juggy rock...
12
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

7 mins

119
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