Climbs 119
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 231m a.s.l
Faces all

Audrey Seguy on a 6c at Montgaussier © Blue Straggler

Crag features

A terrific venue in a superb setting, and definitely worth a day or more of your time. From the steep and powerful routes at Les Abeilles to the super-long mid-grade endurance classics at Tisseurs d'Or, most needs are catered for here. The only short-coming is the lack of good routes in the 5s and below.

The walls generally face west, so get here in the morning if you're searching for shade. Some face south and are winter sun-traps. The more exposed sectors catch the wind.

Approach notes

Mont Gaussier is just off the D5 - south of the town of Saint Rémy. From the direction of Saint Rémy, head south on the D5 for 2.5km when you reach the first parking area on the left - this is the best place to park for everything from Secteur Route to Le Trou Souffleur. Continuing for a few hundred metres up the road reveals another parking area on the left - this leads to a steep scree-trail to the right hand end of Tisseurs d'Or, and is convenient for all the sectors between Le Lit du Monde and Tisseurs d'Or. A path links all the sectors.

Guidebooks

France : Languedoc-Roussillon

The third book in the Rockfax France series covers the extensive and fertile climbing area west of the author's previous guide to Haute Provence. The areas covered largely surround the beautiful Parc National des Cévennes, but also includes crags that are close to the cities of Nimes and Avignon.
More info
More Guidebooks:
Escalade Les Alpilles (2010)
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Climbs at this crag

 L'Épicerie 
44L'épicerie chez Legrand7a ** 
45Poscur de Spit7a+ ** 
46Hy-Persévère7c ** 
47A Première Vue8a ** 
48LévationProject  
49Blockbuster8b+ ** 
50Ghost in the Shell left-hand8a ** 
51Ghost in the Shell7c+ ** 
52Tango6b+  
53Retrouvailles5c * 
54La Femme Algérienne7b+ * 
55La Prise de Bagdad5c * 
 Le Trou Souffleur 
57Ti-jack5c * 
58Vilnius6b+ * 
59Sika dur6b * 
60La Déchirure6b ** 
61God Speed and Black Emperor6a+ ** 
62Vent du Nord6c ** 
63Muppet Master6b+ ** 
64Le Colosse s'érode6c+ ** 
65Le Froid dans le Dos6b+ ** 
66Union Parfaite6a+ *** 
67Violence UrbhaineProject  
68Babou's Birthday7c+ * 
69Walking on the Edge8a * 
 Le Lit du Monde 
71Big Chicken is Watching You6b * 
72Le Lit du Monde6c ** 
73Média Overkill7a+ *** 
74Le Comédien8a+ ** 
75Le Petit Grégory7c *** 
76Taupe au Guichet7b ** 
77Terre Sauvage7b+ ** 
78Golden7b+ ** 
79Alexsund6b ** 
80Pyralène7c ** 
 Chocoline 
82Romarin Connections6b * 
83Randonnée du Chat7a *** 
84Appel de la Forêt6c ***2
85Chocoline7b *** 

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