Rocher Philippe

A friendly crag just above the village of Philippsbourg. It has two faces, an overhanging East side with some hard, strenuous routes, and a vertical south side with some mid grade routes. Not a huge number of routes, but all of excellent quality, well bolted and ease of access

France - Vosges
Rock Type
Number of routes
Range of Routes
5c - 8b
The north east side is well shaded, the south side gets the sun most of the day
Climbing Area

Sport and bolted routes

Topo Ref Route Sport Grade Length Quality Description Tick
01 Les berges du styx 7a+
02 La danse macabre 7b

The right hand side of the roof

03 Taille de guepe 6c+

Right of the big roof

04 Le mutants de panurge 8b
05 Poignées d'amour 6c
06 Le crepuscule des lieux 7b
07 L'inachevée 6c 15m ***

The overhanging groove is strenuous but not exceptionally hard. Other guides give it 6b+ or 7a, The truth is in between

08 Prise de tete 6c
09 Dalle Hiss 7a

The very nice pebble dashed slab

10 Quitte ou double 6b
11 Feeling 6a+

At the left hand side of the south face

12 La marched u siecle 6a 20m


13 Prudence ou abstinence 6a+ 20m ***

Tricky higher up

14 L'amie bille 6b 20m

Start left of Le charcloir and climb up and left to the belay of La marche du siecle

15 le charcloir 6b 20m

A small overhang and then slopy climbing to the top.

16 Itineraire de delestage 5c 15m

Climb some solution pockets to a slab and then a tricky exit left (hiddden bolt) over the bulge

16 Adieu Philippe 6b
17 L'adrenaline 6b+