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Haute Couserans Climb Guide

Le Haute-Couserans Climbing Guide

Le Haute-Couserans area provides 225 routes over 6 crags in a beautiful high mountain setting. Many of the sectors are high and shady making probably the best venue to escape the heat of summer, but can be a bit cold at other times.

Turguilla / Gérac / Casierens

70 Routes | 4b to 8a | Sport

3 Granite crags around the ‘Guzet’ Ski area of single and multi pitch sport climbs. The rock is excellent quality, particularly at Turguilla and gives a range of climbing with sectors to suite most levels. The drive is around 50 minutes with walk-ins up to 20 minutes.

Port de Lers

65 Routes | 5a+ to 7c | Sport

Port de Lers is a beautiful part of the Ariege and home to some good climbing. The rock is limestone at around 1500m. Another summer venue but this time with sectors facing all directions. The routes are predominantly single pitch and mostly in 6s and 7s. Around 50 minutes drive with walk-ins from 10 to 20 minutes.

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