Rocher de Jupille

68 routes (from 3C to 7C) - Maximum height: 80m

Roche Gallet climbing spot

Among the three dams which follow one another on the Creuse between Jouillat and Bourg d´Hem, that of Chézelles has remained the wildest. It shelters in particular the otter and the peregrine falcon.

General presentation of the Spot

You can cross the lake by taking the hiking trail that runs along the right bank to the village of Jupille and leads to the rock.

It is a group of rocks that plunge directly into the waters of the dam on the Creuse. A large set of gateways leads from one end to the other.

Access and parking:

Rocks located in the town of Bourg d´Hem with access from the village of Jupille in the town of Anzème. From Guéret (15min) take the D33 towards Anzême, pass Anzême, then towards Le Bourg d´Hem via the D33, then Jupille. Approximately 10-15 minutes walk from the parking lot. When parking, be careful not to disturb the residents. From Jupille, a path descends to the gorges (to the west) where the cliffs dominate the Creuse, a footbridge over the EDF lake provides access to the cliff.

Equipments:

– Number of quickdraws: 15 maximum
– Provide a single rope of at least 60 meters or a double rope of 2×30 meters.

Regulations:

The rock of Roche Gallet (known as the rock of Jupille) is a breeding site for the peregrine falcon (towns of Anzème and Bourg-d’Hem).

In order to guarantee the conservation of the biotope necessary for reproduction, food, rest and therefore for the survival of the peregrine falcon species.

Are prohibited in the demarcated area:

– From February 1 to June 15 included:
> Access to this area except for owners (…).
> The practice of climbing, abseiling and maintaining climbing routes.

– At all times, backfilling or extracting materials from the ground and subsoil, purging blocks from rock faces (…).

CLUB ALPIN FRANCAIS CREUSE
Maison des associations
11 rue de Braconne 23000  GUERET
Tél. 05 55 62 95 79
André Varrieras : 06.75.51.60.11
Vincent Bodau : 06.03.33.82.17
http://lacreuse.ffcam.fr/

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