South Coast - Pleinmont Point Area Les Grandes Côtils

Pleinmont Point Area

Pleinmont Point Area

How do I get there?

Carpark location

Carpark location

After parking by the scrambling track, head right (west) along the cliff path. Head down the track to the wide coupee and after crossing this, head down to the right into a gully. The Grandes Côtils is on your left.





Below are links to topos of the climbs at Les Grandes Côtils

Topo A

Topo A

Topo B

Topo B

Routes on this crag

Jupiter  12m (39ft)

Start from the ledge at the landward side of the cliff. Gain a ledge at 15 feet. Climb the short wall to the left of a thin…

Boogie  16m (52ft)

Start down and to the right below a smooth bulge. Traverse right 15 feet along a smooth crack above a large scoop. Climb a groove, then avoid…

Jacuzzi Staircase  23m (75ft)

Start up and 20 feet to the right at the end of a ledge. Climb the short wall then up an obvious groove.

Starless 18m (59ft)

Start from the ledge to the right. Gain a ledge at 8 feet. Climb the smooth slab then break through the bulge just right of the finish…

Umbra 12m (39ft)

Gain the nose 6 feet to the right, then continue more easily to the top.

La Rossa 30m (98ft)

Start on the barnacled slab to the right. Climb the short bulge, then trend left wards, crossing Absolute Elsewhere to a faint yellow rib. Climb this and…

Jezebel  16m (52ft)

Climb the crack with cuts under the left hand end of the bulge and its continuation above.

The Great Deceiver 14m (46ft)

10 feet to the right the bulge is split by two parallel cracks. Climb these, finish leftward.

Absolute Elsewhere  30m (98ft)

Start below a short steep corner. Climb the corner then slightly right to finish up an obvious groove.

Free ‘n’ Easy  18m (59ft)

Start in the wave-sculpted scoop. Climb a layback flake above the rock pool to finish up a crack near the left hand end of the final block.

Saturn  21m (69ft)

Climb the juggy wall 12 feet to the right to pink layers visible near the skyline.


Start on a small ledge down and to the right by pink blotches. Trend slightly left up a groove to the skyline notch.

UK Climbing details for Les Grandes Côtils

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