Climbs 64
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 550m a.s.l
Faces S

Ray on Charles de Goal © henry.jeffreys

Crag features

Volx is a great crag for when it's raining and everything else is soaking since you can be sure to find something dry. There are a number of slabby sectors to the right of the Grottes, but they are not protected from the rain.

Approach notes

Volx lies above the village of the same name, just off the D4096. At some lights, head up through the town then around to the right past the church and the mini fountain (drinking water). Turn right at the sign 'site d'escalade' and continue until you come to a second sign. Don't turn right up the hill as there is no parking, instead continue briefly and take a left into a car park. From here, return to the 'site d'escalade' sign and follow the road steeply up the hill for five minutes until you reach the crag. There's a toilet on site.


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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 La Grotte
2Génération Écologie7a+ *
3Safe Sex7b+ *
4Scandale8a *
5Youpala8a+ *
6Bienvenue au Club7c+ *
7Zarbie7b **
8Hot Spot6b+ **
9Indulgence7a **
10Traquenard7b **
11Conan le Barbare7a+ **
12Le Clown Entre les Dents7c+ **
13L'Inversée Satanique8a+
1420 Ans Après7c+
16Oxygène Directe7c
17100% De Matière Grasse7c+ ***
18Charles de Goal7b ***
19Zovirax7c+ *
20Zovirax Extension8b *
21L'Empire des Sens8a+ *
22Vague8b *
23Spinoza7b+ *
24Spinoza Direct8a **
25L'Invitation au Voyage7c+ *
26Hueco7b+ ***
27Shaoshing8a ***
28Théorème8b **
29Gradiva8a+ **
30L'Arche de Nausée7a+
31La Nausée de l'Aube7b
32Terminator8b **
33Le Super Plafond8c+ **
34Le Plafond de la Ligne Maginot8c **
35Zig Zag7c+ **
36Zig Zag Extension8a **
370% Matière Grise7c **
38Zelig8a **
39Zelig Crac Bottin8b **
40Zorro6c+ **
41Cajolynn6a *
42Siurana6a+ **
43La Clara5c *
 La Petite Grotte
45Newlook7b *
46Grottesque8a+ ***
47Petit Test8a **
48Samourai7c+ *
49Riders on the Storm7b *
50Consolidation6b+ *
51Les Estagnots6b *
52Bascule6a *
 Other routes not in Rockfax
54Voie d'anglais
56Tac et Toc Bacaro
58La Dalle En Pente4a
59La Minotte4c
60Casse Dalle3+
62La Moule4c
64Route 3 Voie D'Initiation4a
65Route 4 Voie D'Initiation4a
66Route 6 Voie D'Initiation4a
67Route 7 Voie D'Initiation4a

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