Climbs 197
Rocktype Gneiss
Altitude 810m a.s.l
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Gneiss in the forest © punkpunk

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Bouldering Heaven hidden in the woods above Sallanches (nr Chamonix)...if you can find it!

Routes of all grades. Great spot for a picnic if family are with you. Nice and shaded by huge beach trees during hot summer days, though can be humid after rain. Just glorious.

Numbered climbs as per Les Blocs de la region de Chamonix Guidebook.

Approach notes

2 mins walk from the road.

Room for 3 or 4 cars to park.

Difficult to find...from Sallanches, follow the D1212 to Combloux. Look out for a right hand turn onto the the Route de Nant Cruy signposted to 'Cordon'. Follow this to the village of of Medonnet. Alternatively, if you miss the right hand turn, continue to Combloux from where Medonnet is signposted. Park 200m below the village at a layby (room for 3/4 cars). Walk through a small field into wood - look at bouldering Heaven and drool.

I think the comments about this being bouldering heaven are a little over the top. Many of the routes are now very, very mossy and with a lot of tree cover it is easy to see how they can stay that little bit more damp. It's a fine location, easy to reach and with some good problems but needs plenty of regular traffic.
Rampikino - 08/Jun/12
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
  sectour classique
2 Lambda (Grey 1)
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f6B+ 1
3 Y a une Route (Grey 2)
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f6B  
4 En parlant de viol (Grey 3)
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f6C 2
5 Surplomb (Grey 3b)
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f7A  
6 Magie Noire (Grey 4)
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f6A+ 1
7 Black Sabbath (Grey 5)
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f7A 2
8 Merlu Only (Grey 6)
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f7C  
9 The Healer (Grey 7)
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f6C+ 2
10 Ambiance Mondeville (Grey 8)
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f6C 1
11 Ci-git Momo, Le Rois des Animos (Grey 8b)
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f7B 1
12 Devers (Grey 9)
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f7B ***  
13 Devers (Grey 10)
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f6C 2
14 La Boulle f7B+ **  
15 Le Voie Sans Retour (Grey 11)
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f7B 1
16 Annie Mae (Grey 12)
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f7A+ 1
17 Saltimbanque (Grey 13)
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f6B 1
18 Mourir en paix (Grey 14)
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f6B+ 1
19 L'arnaque (Grey 15)
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f6C+ 1
20 Le Test (Grey 16)
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f7A+ 1
21 Doigts d'Acier (Grey 17)
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f7A 1
22 Tupilak Blues (Grey 18)
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f7A 1
23 Deep Blue Sea (Grey 19) f6C  
24 Le reta (Grey 20)
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f6B 1
25 Medocratie
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f7A  
26 Chienne d'idee (sans l'arete) (Grey 21)
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f7A 4
27 Medoniaque f7B+  
28 Auberge (Grey 22)
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f7A+ 1
29 Odile (Grey 24)
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f6B  
30 Exil (Grey 25)
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f6C  
31 L'etrave (Grey 26)
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f6C+ 3
32 Annee sabbatique (Grey 27)
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f6C+ 1
33 Sexagenaires only (Grey 28)
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f6A 1
34 Mort a credit (Grey 31)
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f6B 2
35 Feerie pour une autre Fois (Grey 32)
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f7C+ 1
36 Problem 1 f6A  
37 Problem 2 f7C  
38 Problem 3 (Red)
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f6A  
39 Problem 4 (Blue)
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f4+ 1
40 Problem 5
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f4+ 5
41 Problem 6
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f5+ 5
42 Problem 7 f6C 3
43 Problem 8
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f5+ 4
44 Problem 9 f6A+ 3
45 Problem 10
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f6B  
46 Problem 11 f4+ 2
47 Problem 12 (Red)
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f5+ 2
48 Problem 13 f6A  
49 Problem 14 f4+ 1
50 Problem 15 (Red)
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f5+ 1
51 Problem 16 (Red)
-
f6A  
52 Problem 17
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f6A  
53 Problem 18 f3+ 1
54 Problem 19 f4+  
55 Problem 20 (Blue)
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f4+  
56 Problem 21 (Red)
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f5+ 4
57 Problem 22 (Blue)
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f4+  
58 Problem 23 (Red) f5+ 6
59 Problem 24 (Red) f6A 8
60 Problem 25
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f6C+ 2
61 Problem 26
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f6B 2
62 Problem 27 f6C 3
63 Problem 28 (Red)
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f5 3
64 Problem 29 (Red)
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f5 1
65 Problem 30 f6A  
66 Problem 31 f5+  
67 Problem 32
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f6A+ 1
Climb name Grade
68 Problem 33
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f6A 1
69 Problem 34 (Red)
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f6A  
70 Problem 35 (Blue)
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f4+ 1
71 Problem 36 (Red) f6A ** 4
72 Problem 37 f6B+  
73 Problem 38 (Red)
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f5+ 5
74 Problem 38 assis
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f8A **  
75 Problem 39 (Blue)
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f4+ 2
76 Problem 40
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f4+ 1
77 Problem 41
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f5  
78 Problem 42 f5+ 7
79 Problem 43
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f5 2
80 Problem 44
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f5  
81 Problem 45 (Red)
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f5+ 1
82 Problem 46 (Red)
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f5+  
83 Problem 47 (Blue)
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f5 1
84 Problem 48 (Red)
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f5+  
85 Problem 49 f6C  
86 Problem 50 f6B+  
87 Problem 51 f6A 1
88 Problem 52 f6A 2
89 Burlington
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f8A *  
90 La Proue (extension) f7A ** 2
91 La Proue (Problem 53 Red) f6A 6
92 La Proue assis
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f7A *** 6
93 Problem 54 f4+ 2
94 Problem 55 f5+ 4
95 Problem 56 (Blue)
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f5 4
96 Problem 57 (Blue)
-
f5  
97 Problem 58 f7A 1
98 Problem 59 (Blue)
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f4+  
99 Problem 60 (Blue)
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f4+ 1
100 Problem 61 (Blue)
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f5 1
101 Problem 62 (Blue)
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f5+  
102 Inversees (Problem 63)
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f7A 4
103 Du Fond assis (Problem 64)
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f7B 2
104 Problem 65
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f6B  
105 Problem 66 f6C  
106 Problem 67 f6B+  
107 Problem 68 f6B 1
108 Problem 69
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f6A+  
109 Problem 70 (Red)
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f6A+ 1
110 Problem 71 f6C 1
111 Problem 72 (Red)
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f6A 2
112 Problem 73
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f6C 1
  Sectour de bas
114 White 1 f5+ 1
115 White 7
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f6A 2
116 White 14
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f5+ 2
117 White 15
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f5 2
118 White 21
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f6C  
119 White 26
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f5  
120 White 28
-
f5  
121 White 29
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f6C 1
122 White 31 f6B  
123 White 35 f6A+  
124 White 37
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f6C+  
125 White 41
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f6C+ 1
126 White 42
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f5+  
127 White 111
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f5+ 2
128 White 112
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f5+ 2
129 White 120
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f6A+ 1
130 Madame Reve
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f7A 5
131 Osez Josephine
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f6C 1
132 dalle non flechee
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f4+ 1
133 angle
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f6A  
134 sans l'arete de gauche
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f6B 1
Climb name Grade
135 Pilier technique
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f6B 1
136 Full Metal Jacket
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f7B+ 1
137 Notre Dame
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f7C ***  
  sectour du haut
139 Problem 1
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f5+ 1
140 L'angle Parfait
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f7A  
141 Mur
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f5+ 1
142 Problem 4
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f4+ 1
143 Alcootest
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f6B  
144 Lactometre
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f6B  
145 Problem 7
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f4+  
146 Surplomb du fond a droite
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f6C  
147 Problem 9 f6B  
148 Caterpilar
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f6C 1
149 La Mine
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f6B 1
150 Problem 12
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f6C  
151 Problem 13 f3+  
152 Problem 14
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f3+  
153 Problem 15
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f3+  
154 Problem 16
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f4 1
155 Jolie Fissure
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f3+ 1
156 Zoe (a droite)
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f6C+  
157 Les marches
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f5+ 2
158 Ultradalle
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f6A+  
159 Hyperdalle
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f6B+  
160 Problem 21
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f6B  
161 Envie d'aile
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f6C 1
162 Directissime
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f7A 1
163 Les Quartz
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f5 1
164 L'angle
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f6A 1
165 Jeu d'appui
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f5+ 1
166 Problem 27 f4+  
167 La figure de proue
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f6B  
168 Furyo
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f7A  
169 Problem 30
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f5+  
170 Problem 31
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Project  
171 Problem 32
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f5+  
172 Problem 33
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f6A  
173 Problem 34
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Project  
174 Problem 35 f6A  
175 Moussodrome
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f5+  
176 L'abattoir
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f6B  
177 Problem 38 f5+  
178 Nicolas
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f6C 1
179 Problem 40 f4  
180 Problem 41 f3+  
181 Problem 42 f4  
182 Problem 43 f4+  
183 Problem 44 f3+  
184 Problem 45
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f4  
185 Le Carnage
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f7B  
186 Problem 47
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f6B  
187 Problem 48
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f6A  
188 Mr Gaux de Michais
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f7B+  
189 Problem 51
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f6B 2
190 Problem 51 assis
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f7A+ 1
191 Problem 52 Project  
192 Problem 53
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f6B  
193 Problem 54
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f6C 2
194 Problem 55
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f6B 3
195 A Doigts!
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f7B+  
196 Problem 57
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f4+  
197 Milo
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f7B+  
198 Problem 59
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f6A 3
199 Le Corniaud
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f7B  
200 Prefabrique
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f7A  

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