North face of Pic Saint Loup

A journey of hiking-climbing-abseiling in a beautiful panoramic viewpoint near Montpellier


  • Ascent of the North Face of Pic St Loup by hiking-climbing (steep climb and secured climbing sections)
  • Crossing Pic St Loup:
    • Abseiling 35 m down a well
    • Crossing a catwalk (caving squeeze) and coming out through the north face
    • Abseil of 35 m
  • Back on the trail that cuts across (« la diagonale ») and descending
Ascension et rappels de la face nord du pic st loup montpellier

Strong points

  • Superb panoramic viewpoint
  • Athletic and intense
  • To be also done at sunset
  • Also available as an one day version, more extreme, with 2 additional abseils, including one of 70 m
ascension du pic st loup par l'arete ouest au nord de Montpellier