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

All hell breaks loose on the Pic du Midi © James Rushforth

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.

Approach 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.

There are several good topo's to be found at http://lanochedelloro.com/resenfrance/france.html
James Rushforth - 16/Jun/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1 Pic du Midi d'Ossau summit
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summit 10
  Eastern Flank
3 Voie Normale PD ** 22
4 Eastern Buttress AD 3
5 Petite Pic-Grand Pic AD *** 2
6 The East Face, Voie Fouquier
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D ** 3
  Northern Flank
8 The North Face & Fourche
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AD+ **  
9 North Face Direct
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D  
10 North West Buttress of the Pointe de France
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TD *** 2
  Southern Flank
  Pombie Wall
13 Couloir Pombie-Peyreget
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AD+ 2
14 Voie des Vires
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AD- 2
15 Voie des Vires Inferieures (Virettes)
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AD  
16 Voie Mailly
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TD- ** 6
17 The Flip Matinal
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TD+ * 1
18 South Face Direct
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TD+ **  
19 Voie Des Surplombs
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TD- 2
20 Voie Jolly
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TD *** 1
21 Super Jolly
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TD- *  
22 Pombie Wall Sud-Est - SE Classic TD *** 12
23 Sud-Est Direct ED1 *** 1
24 Voie Thomas
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ED1  
25 East Face Direct
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ED1  
26 East Buttress
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TD- **  
27 Couloir Pombie-Souzon
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D+  
  Le Doigt et Main de Pombie
29 Le Main de Pombie
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TD **  
30 Le Doigt de Pombie, South Face
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TD **  
31 Le Doigt de Pombie, East Face
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TD- *  
32 Grand Pic, South Pillar
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TD+ ***  
  Petit Pic
34 Arete Du Flamme De Pierre AD 2
35 North Buttress
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TD ***  
36 West Face
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D-  
37 Arete de Peyreget
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AD- 1

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