Climbs 49
Rocktype Sandstone (hard)

Faces NE

On the Slabs © Lawrie Brand

The approach directions in the latest "crag climbs in Chamonix" guide are utterly wrong. To get there, follow the track from Le Lavancher heading towards the cafe/buvette as described, and once a stream is crossed on a wooden duckboard/bridge, look out on the right for a tiny path leading down hill into a deep gully with a stream. Two "via ferrata" steps are on the near side bank of the stream, and other handrails and steps lie beyond it. Modern lower-offs exist, but their locations don't seem to match those described in the guidebook. Be very careful if abseiling into the unknown from this fixed equipment. The whole place had a forlorn, overgrown and unused air about it in late July 2013.
Pete_Frost - 23/Jul/13
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  Operation Leo Area
  Brick Wall
3 Squeakeasy
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22 ** 19
4 Quisling Direct Start 21 * 2
5 Quisling
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19 * 9
  Golden Fleece Wall
7 Pedro
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10 ** 31
8 Beautiful Possibilities
-
15 ** 48
9 Jason
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16 * 21
10 Golden Fleece
-
18 ** 63
11 Possibly Beautiful
-
19 * 13
12 Mind Games
-
20 * 8
13 Dylan 16 2
  Moby Dick Pinnacle
15 Moby Dick
-
17 ** 29
16 Hyaena
-
18 * 14
17 Horrorscope
-
24 * 2
  Stoat Wall
19 The Stoat Steps Out
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18 * 14
  Dino Pillar
21 Dino
-
20 7
  Pebbles Wall
23 Pebbles
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22 * 11
24 Bam Bam
-
20 * 20
  Coyote Wall
  Wuss Wall
  Wailing Wall
28 Paladin
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24 * 4
29 Sob Story
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13 3
30 Tear Jerker
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15 * 1
31 Life in the Fast Lane
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24 ** 3
32 Die Loaded
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24 ** 2
33 Strife on the Gravy Train
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14 * 15
34 Exploding Tomatoes 10 4
  Pritikin Wall
  Dog Face
37 Howling Wolf
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18 ** 14
38 Dingo 17 2
39 Jackal
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18 * 7
40 Puppy Love
-
15 * 15
41 Cruel Canine
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22 * 2
42 Black Dog
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19 1
43 The Hard Ears 18 2
44 Yelping Pup
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18 2
  Lemming Wall
46 Kinky Boots 15 8
47 Straw Dogs
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22 * 10
48 Hellspite 23 * 5
49 Happy Ending
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17 1
  Shattered Buttress
  Charity Wall
52 Bozo
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16 * 4
53 Zorro
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12 4
54 Sincerity
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4 8
55 Charity
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8 * 17
56 Hope
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9 17
57 Hope Variant
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10 2
58 Loyalty
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14 ** 13
59 Faith
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13 1
60 Mercy 14 * 1

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