Climbs 52
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 505m a.s.l
Faces SE

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Crag features

Combe Obscure is a sweet little climbing spot consisting of easy-angled slabs of flawless grey rock. There are the odd hard routes in amongst the friendlier grades, but they will feel very technical at this angle.

The cliffs are sheltered, and get the morning and midday sun. Seepage is unlikely to be a problem. The left crag gets the sun for longer than the right one.

Approach notes

Combe Obscure lies midway between Malaucène and Bédoin, off the D19. From Malaucène head south on the D938, turning left onto the D19 in the direction of Bédoin. After a few kilometres, you reach La Madeline. On a sharp bend in the road, a rough track, indicated by a yellow walking sign, leads off to the left. Drive a little way up the track and park at the end near an abandoned brick building. Don't leave anything valuable in the car! Walk past the building and continue in the same direction, following a coarse gravel track for about fifteen minutes until you reach the two crags.

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Avignon (2006)
Great crag, well certainly the left side that we visited is, except for the wasps that fly all over the place and dont leave you alone all day, got stung about 20 mtrs up one route, theres no gettin away from the buggers, this was in August, so i guess a bit later or earlier in the year when the wasps are gone its probably a nicer place to be.. Parking is easy, just follow the crap track right to the end, it'll open up into a smallish parking area, 8 to 10 cars, park up then keep on a small track across a field going in the same direction as you come in with the car youll then see the small house as described in the rockfax guide, continue straight on, on a small rocky path..dont be fooled by the other abandoned house and likely looking crag to the left of the car track..
fatbuoybazza - 24/Aug/10
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Left Crag 
2Percusion6a *8
3Jardin Secret6a+ *8
4Pirate6b *8
5De la Fuite dans les Idées5c *15
63000 F le Kilo5c **29
7La Domy6b *16
8Ralépas Grimpe6b+ *17
9Froggy One6a *21
10Vision5a ***69
11Ziziben6a **31
12La Martine6c+ **7
13Pas Glop Pas Glop6b+ **14
14La Calade5c **26
15La Puce5c *24
16Angoisse5a *22
17Solitaire5c *15
18L'Ĺ’il Bleu6a **24
19Les Ailes Brisées7a+ *3
20Olimanu6b **22
21La Perle Noire4a *19
22Zut Plus de Piles5c *6
 Right Crag 
24Le Lechant Mou6a *10
25La Dernière Minute6c **4
26Hard Pepper6b+ *1
27La Dalle dans le Ciel7b+  
28UshuaĂŻa7b * 
29ÉlĂ©ctric7c * 
30Picon Fatal6a+ **3
31Soleil Levant6a+ **11
32Fou du Pont7a **6
33Joe le Maxi6b+ **3
34La Biboufafait6c+ **2
35Truffe a la Tronçonneuse6b *2
364487 après JC7a **9
37Saxo7a+ * 
38Vibration6b+ ***22
39Le Chandelier6a+ ***44
40Que Fait la Police7b * 
41La Gaffophone6a+ *9
42Speed Sail5a **28
43Élégance6b+ ***25
44Mariotte7c *2
45La Brise de la Pastille6b ***21
46The Blue Breaker6a+ **17
47Et Moi Alors5a **22
48Les Soupirs5a **25
49Aymondoi5a **19
50Dupont T6a *9
51Les Broques6c *5
52Dupont D6a **26
53Naissance6a **27
54Bons Baisers de Kincon6b *16

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