France East Roc 2 Guidebook

by Mark on April 3, 2019

France East Roc 2 Guidebook

France East Roc 2 Guidebook

All along eastern France there are many excellent sport climbing areas that provide great places to go rock climbing for the weekend.  This new France East Roc 2 guidebook is the perfect companion to make this a reality.  It describes the best 250 crags that will appeal to climbers looking for a nice climbing location, with a good range of routes at all levels, fun picnic possibilities, and nearby pleasant campsites.

The guidebook is split into 7 large areas that climbers would visit for a weekend.  Each of these areas has an excellent overview map along with a table of the crags covered. This table details the number of routes at each grade, drying times, amount of shade, style of climbing, plus proximity to campsites and supermarkets.

In total the guidebook describes over 12,000 sport routes from F3a to F8c+.  There are:

  • 1,391 routes up to F4
  • 2,389 routes from F5a to F5c
  • 3,486 routes from F6a to 6b+
  • 2,847 routes from F6c to F7a+
  • 1,413 routes from F7b to F7c+
  • 537 routes from F8a to F8c+

The 7 main areas are as follows:

  1. Ardennes and Champagne regions near the cities of Nancy and Reims.
  2. Northern Vosges region near the city of Strasbourg.
  3. Southern Vosges and Haut Doubs regions near the cities of Belfort, Epinal and Selestat.
  4. Southern Jura region, near the cities of Besancon and Lons-le-Saunier.
  5. Bugey, Bourget and Bauges regions near the towns of Annecy and Chambery
  6. Haute Savoie and Aravis regions near Chamonix.
  7. Savoie, Tarantaise and Maurienne regions near the towns of Albertville and Val d’Isere.

Buy this France East Roc 2 Guidebook for £34.95 plus P&P. 

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