Pic du Midi d'Ossau

Climbs 100 – Rocktype Andesite – Altitude 2155m a.s.l – Faces all

Crag features
One of the most famous peaks in the Pyrenees. Though not massively high it stands on its own plinth and makes an easy point of reference from miles around. All its faces are steep and even the 'normal' route is no pushover. There are many fantastic lines on perfect Andesite, a true climbers peak.

Access notes
The Pic du Midi is on the French side of the Pyrenees not far from the border with Spain. The Pombie refuge is the usual base for anyone tackling the climbs.

Guidebooks
La Vallee D'Ossau (2011), Passages Pyrénéens (2000), Rock Climbs in the Pyrenees (1990),
Out of print: Passages Pyrénéens (1999)

Climbs at this crag

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20Voie JollyTD ***
21Super JollyTD- *
22Pombie Wall Sud-Est - SE ClassicTD ***
23Sud-Est DirectED1 ***
24Voie ThomasED1
25East Face DirectED1
26East ButtressTD- **
27Couloir Pombie-SouzonD+
 LE DOIGT ET MAIN DE POMBIE 
29Le Main de PombieTD **
30Le Doigt de Pombie, South FaceTD **
31Le Doigt de Pombie, East FaceTD- *
32Grand Pic, South PillarTD+ ***
 PETIT PIC 
34Arete Du Flamme De PierreAD
35North ButtressTD ***
36West FaceD-
37Arete de PeyregetAD-
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There are several good topo's to be found at http://lanochedelloro.com/resenfrance/france.html
James Rushforth - 16/Jun/11