The last few day’s climbing has been focused on seeking out shade – how crazy is that, in late October in the Pyrenees? Alliat is a stupendous crag with some […]
Where better than the crag of Appy – set high up amongst sheep pastures at 1200m this Gneiss little crag has a fantastic ambience. The climbing is pretty decent too, […]
A rest day for aching arms provided a window for a sprint up the Dent d’Orlu, the most pronounced landmark above Ax les Thermes. 10km of dirt track proved easy […]
Back to the limestone and an initial foray to Sinsat. The upper crags here look awesome (see panorama) but we left those for a future trip. The lower tier crags […]
…or maybe ‘ows ‘at for a crag. A switch to granite for the day yields a cooler temperature and less crimpy climbing. Just what the doctor ordered.
Arrived at a very quiet campsite near Tarascon. Great views and free WiFi for a tenner a night. First venture onto Pyrenean rock took us to Baychon situated above the […]
Narbonne provided a handy stopover on the way from Provence to the Ariege. We thought we’d check out the local cragging at La Clape which turned out to be a […]
Climbing amongst the Dentelles de Montmirail in the Cote de Ventoux.
Perched above the vineyards of Pouilly near Macon, Vergisson provides outstanding outlook, some decent climbing and one outstanding route – Verite at the back of a natural”tube” feature. Unreal! 26C […]
Fantastic dinner at L’Escale restaurant in Remigny, Burgundy.
Damp and grey at home. .. time to head South.