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Meuse River Valley  


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Elevation: 500'
Location: 50.4665, 4.8642 View Map  Incorrect?
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Barge on the Meuse River in front of the Ch‚teau d...

Description 

The Meuse River Valley contains the highest concentration of cragging areas in Belgium.

The rock is limestone. Long standing classic routes tend to be very polished.

Freˇr, Dave, and Marche-les-Dames are the popular spots.

A fantastic amount of rock climbing at all grades.


Getting There 

Located near the cities of Namur and Dinant.

Approaches to the popular crags are fairly short, usually in minutes.

Climbing Season



Weather station 20.3 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',7],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Les Cinq ¬nes 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  Europe : Belgium : ... : Les Cinq ¬nes
An undeniable classic. Les Cinq ¬nes has fantastic exposure and phenominal position as it climbs up the steep, main prow of the formation.Pitch 1: scramble on low angle rock, gaining the lower angle ridge crest and rising up to the right towards steeper ground. Step to the left and climb a corner system which morphs into a chimney. Belay at the top of the chimney. Around 90 feet long.Pitch 2: climb on bucket holds up and to the right. Traverse to the right gaining the arÍte (whoo hoo!). ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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