Rock climbing at the famous "mâture" site in Etsaut
Climbing to the mountain top in Lescun
Rock climbing at rocher of Esquit is perfect for children and beginners!
Climbing to the mountain top in Lescun

Rock climbing in the Pyrenees

Rock climbing paradise

If you are keen on rock climbing the Aspe valley has been made for you!

  • The Cliff of Esquit in Lées Athas : 60 climbs, with levels from 3a to 7b, north facing, on limestone rock
➔ Guide of the climbs available at the cliff of Esquit - PDF format
  • The beautiful site of The Mast or “La Mature” in Etsaut : 130 climbs, with levels from 4c to 8a+, on limestone rock
  • Famous summit climbs : Aiguilles d’Ansabère (Lescun), Billare (Lescun), Pène d’Udapet (Borce), Riglos (Spain)...
  • Sites located in nearby Spain : Piedra Rojas, Candanchu, Col de Ladronès, Santa Cristina...

Fun for everyone!

Rock climbing is an activity for both young (10 year old and more) and old.

Some sites are very easy to reach while some others will require you to walk for a while.

Equipment

You only need to bring sports clothes as everything else will be provided!

The wall of Oloron

The wall of Oloron is one of the highest indoor climbing walls in France.

For beginners, enthusiasts and for training, the climbing-wall in Oloron offers over 70 paths from 15-25m in length and 4+ to 8b levels of difficulty (20m slants, 15m verticals and slabs).

And for those who like big thrills, a 20m high acrobatic itinerary awaits them, with rappelling of 15m into empty space.

Local guides

The Aspe valley is paradise for rock climbing enthousiasts!
The Aspe valley is paradise for rock climbing enthousiasts!