all its rugged reliefs and contours, Aveyron
offers many well-situated sites for climbing
rock faces ranging from 20 to 200 m high.
These are well equipped and have a wide choice
of climbs to suit all levels.
The strange subterranean world of Aveyron
presents an amazing experience. The famous
founder of speleology, Edouard-Alfred Martel
(1859-1938), aptly described Millau as the
capital of the Causses, canyons and caves.
Sites for climbing
Millau : 25 trails near Millau.
Direction Nant. 1 km from Massebiau.
Site de Boffi At 10 km from Millau on the Causse Noir near
Longuiers. Site de bloc de Potensac.
Montezic : Dent du chien - Le Saut du chien 26 paths from 4 c to 7 a.
Montrozier Sainte-Geneviève- sur-Argence
48 paths from 4 c to 7 c+.
The Causses region is internationally famous.
Over and above the caves and avens- swallowholes
or chasms. there are canyons, underground
cavities and tunnels. There are a number of
training courses available for beginners,
given by professionals.
Sites for speleology
La grotte Bouche Rolland
Tindoul de la Vayssière at 4
km from Sébazac
Aven de Mas Raynal