Climbs 60
Rocktype Gneiss
Altitude 1330m a.s.l
Faces SE

Spring cragging at Le Joux © Skinnylegsphoto

Crag features

Mainly single-pitch bolted routes, with a few two-pitch routes. Interesting and varied climbing.

Approach notes

Access from the train station or adjacent parking at the tiny village of La Joux, then ten minutes walk on sign-posted forest paths in a northerly direction.

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Crag Climbs in Chamonix (2015)

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Climbs at this crag

23Bonjour les Martiens7b *19
24Volage6b+ *53
25Joe le Taxi6b+ **64
26La Beaute du Peche6a **161
27La Beaute-Cool?6a 22
28Between '...Peche' and '...Cool' [version 2]5a *4
29On La Joux Cool5c *163
30Cailloux, Bijoux, La Joux3+ **113
31La Jouvencelle4c **163
33L'arèrête5b **10
34Chez Gaston4c 6
35Spider3 24
36Grace a Snell6a 9
37Gruyère6a+ *80
38Decalcaneum6c *12
39Acajou5c *76
40Joyau4c *85
41Les Anciens du Gaz5c **90
42La voix de l'hotesse de l'air7a **3
44La joufflue4c 79
45Attachez vos ceintures6b+ *16
46Bijoux de famille6c **57
47La diamant vert4a **115
48Les Animaux du Desert6a *12
49Chulilla pearl6a **131
50Bijou4c 24
51Indiana Jane5a ***166
5221 ans d'abnegation5c *117
53ENSA-Marco Troussier No. 16b *51
54T.L.Y!5c *82
55Torrent-ciel5a *88
56Croule Brittana5a *46
 La Grande Muraille 
58Le baiser du dragon
5a 11
59le yin et le yang
4a 12
3+ 12
61Parfum d'Orient
3+ 13
6a+ 13
 Unfound Climbs 
64Le Voleur de Lune
5c 7
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We rely on volunteers to moderate their local crags. You would check updates and approve climbs added to the database. It's a very easy job, and all you need is a guidebook and an hour or two each month. [ read more ]