AUZAT


Auzat is home to a set of popular granite cliffs just to the south of the village of the same name. The huge pipes that carried the water to power the aluminium smelter are conspicuous to the right of the cliff. There are over 200 routes here, generally they are well bolted and on superb rock. Most are single pitch though there are a few short multi-pitch outings as well. Sector Principal is quite popular as a group venue, best have a reserve plan in case there are a couple of big coaches in the car park.

Routes

1 trad route (A2)
184 sport routes (3+...8a)
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
Le Far
Le Far is the diagonal line of rock running up the hillside about a kilometre south of Sector...
33
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

10 mins

sheltered
Montcalm - Djinns
The arrival point at the crag is at the toe of the broad buttress of Djinns (Genies). To the left...
16
Sport
Sun and shade
Uphill

12 mins

Seepage
sheltered
Montcalm - Sector Jésus
Sector Jésus is a broad slabby buttress with a small selection of routes.
7
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

15 mins

Seepage
sheltered
Montcalm - Sector Dinosaur
So named because you have to be able to use your feet to succeed here - well maybe. This is only a...
15
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

20 mins

Seepage
Montcalm - Upper Tier
This section of the Auzat crags sits high above the other cliffs and has a longish approach. The...
34
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

20 mins

Seepage
The River/La Carrière
No description as yet.
23
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

15 mins

Seepage
sheltered
L'Aiguillette
The small pinnacle at the top of the approach gully to the Quarry has eight short routes, worth a...
8
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

12 mins

sheltered
Sector Principal
The long wall running leftwards up the slope from the arrival point is popular, with a good set of...
49
Sport
Sun to mid-afternoon
Uphill

8 mins

sheltered
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  • Latest Comments

    For AUZAT

    Rétamage
    "Oct 14: looks to have been rebolted a bit more generously" 20/Oct

    Les dieux d'amour
    "Excellent. 5b move early on, then a lot of 5.6 slab padding." 17/Jun top50

    Djinns
    "Really excellent, long and sustained, great rock and the crux right at the top." 24/Apr

    L'eliminateur
    "Direct is about 7a" 06/Apr

    Bidibulle
    "Has new start down and right adding a few metres on." 20/Dec

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