Climbs 117
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 650m a.s.l
Faces SW

A little bit steep © Edale

Crag features

Small limestone escarpment in a nice setting. Mainly bouldering with some short routes. Even some F2's for the aspiring toddler!

Approach notes

Take the D10 from Lavelanet. At Rapy take the D1 for Foix. After about 12km at a village called General turn right for Arabaux. The crag is accessed from the top of the village. There is a signposted path which forks right after about 150m then leads eventually to the climbing areas.

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France : Ariege

The Aričge region of Southern France is the compact area where the Aričge River cuts through the Pyrenées on its way from Andorra to the coast. There is a lot of high quality climbing in the area with a superb variety of rock types to go at; from the soaring granite slabs of the Dent d’Orlu, to the steep limestone bulges of Génat. Limestone, granite and gneiss are on offer and routes vary in size from boulder problems to long epics of over 20 pitches. The area has a long and intriguing history and offers plenty to do apart from the climbing, including mountain walking, caving, river rafting, skiing and checking out the many ancient castles. Factor in the year-round climbing, easy access from northern Europe and plenty of high quality accommodation in the area and it is easy to see that the Aričge region has lots to offer. This guidebook covers all the major climbs on the crags covered. It details sport routes and longer mountain trad. There are also sections on mountain walks and other activities.
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A bit like a slightly bigger bolted version of Hutton Roofs. Not a great crag, but in the rain shadow of the mountains so can be dry when wet elsewhere. Apparently the bouldering is better than the routes.
Simon Caldwell - 24/Oct/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Upper Tier 
2Fine-assez6c+ * 
3En veux-tu6b+ 1
4Blocages différentiels6c+ 2
5Strattes d'ivarius5c *9
6Dalle Capone5c *12
7Nationale Vin5a *10
8Itinéraire Bis5a *14
9Ă€ bras raccourcis6b *1
10L'aubaine basculante6b *4
11Passe ton bac d'abord5c *1
12Joueur de moul'
13Ligne de vie5a *4
14Tel Guilhaume
15Dalle coolisée5c 1
16Marche Ă  l'ombre5a *7
 Sector Initiation 
18Little bombé5a 11
19Change de rythme5a 10
20Première moul?4a 9
21Areu-bourg3+ *11
22Areu-baptiser4c *12
23Areu-monter4a *11
24Maxi choco4a 7
25Baby Surbac4a 5
 Secteur Bas-Canal 
4c ** 
5a ** 
 secteur principal 
34Gland déchené
35Plaisir á 2
36Easy girl
38Au pied de mon arbref4  
40L'inversée du destin
41Traversée du destin

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