SEYNES


Seynes is a thoroughbred crag of the very highest quality, and although the photos you're most likely to see are of wild, continuous tufa-routes, most of the crag consists of technical climbs taking slabby or vertical grey rock. In other words there is definitely something for everyone. Facing south throughout, Seynes is no place to be on a sunny summer's day, however, if you find yourself here on a sunny winter's day, you'll quickly go from being snug in a down jacket to smug in a T-shirt. It is worth bearing in mind that Seynes is covered in flow-stone and tufas which will get wet after prolonged or heavy rain, and will take a while to dry out, so if it's been raining, the tufa routes may be impossible.

Routes

325 winter routes (3...8c)
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
Rouge Gorge
At the extreme left-hand end of the crag is this collection of mostly slabby routes in the lower...
66
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

José
An excellent sector with a good number of quality routes on largely immaculate grey rock.
38
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

Liaison
A varied sector that makes a good location for a group with mixed abilities or enthusiasm.
24
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

Nouveau Monde
The jewel in Seynes' crown with an extensive range of routes of the highest quality, mostly in the...
93
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

Initiation
A sector that very much lives up to its name, with plenty of low-angled, low-grade routes to go at.
25
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

10 mins

Concerto
Usually a quiet sector with a good range of grades, and some excellent rock.
30
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

8 mins

Jean Marc
Another usually quiet sector with a good range of routes taking technical lines up some excellent...
14
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

8 mins

Princesse
No description as yet.
21
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

8 mins

Top Secret
A friendly little sector with a handful of routes that all start off gently but often have a sting...
18
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

6 mins

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