Buoux

Buoux

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  • IGN - 3242OT - Apt - PNR du Luberon
  • IGN - 3243OT - Pertuis - Lourmarin - PNR du Luberon

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General

elevation: 450 m

waypoint_type: climbing_outdoor

rock_types: calcaire, mollasse_calcaire
climbing_outdoor_types: single, multi

rain_proof: partly_protected

children_proof: safe

routes_quantity: 300

best_periods: dec, apr, jan, may, mar, sep, oct, nov, feb

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quality: medium

orientations

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Rating

climbing_rating_max: 8c+

climbing_rating_min: 4c

climbing_rating_median: 6b

heights

elevation: 450 m

height min/max : 15 m / 120 m

height_median: 30 m

Style

climbing_styles: crack_dihedral, slab, vertical, overhang

Access

description

Buoux is a mythical cliff that saw intense development in the late 1980's.

Today still, Buoux is frequented by a climbing community from all over the world.

Renowned for it's pocketed limestone, Buoux offers routes that are amongst the most beautiful in southwest France: La Rose des Sables, Viol de Corbeau, the terrifying Chouas or Hazincourt!

Buoux is a required pilgrimage for those who love climbing!

Remarks

All forms of camping and bivouac are forbidden in the commune of Buoux. There is municipal camping at Apt with a picnic room and heated baths for a good price at Camping les Cèdres 04 90 74 14 61, and also at the municipal camping in Bonnieux 04 90 75 86 14. There are hostels and inns at Buoux.

pedestrian access

8km SW of Apt, take the D943 in the direction of Buoux. A little before town, take a right toward l'Auberge des Seguins. Park in the lot.

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