Routes on Awirs

117 sport 20 trad 15 boulder

We like Awirs

South facing slab routes and overhang on the north face.
A former limestone quarry that is now a jewel of beautiful nature

Activities on this crag


The area is access sensitive!

🔴 This quarry is private ground. The Belgian Alpine Club has a special convention with the owner to be allowed to climb on the different buttresses. As for all the Belgian cliffs, it is mandatory to be a member of the Belgian Alpine Club or Klim en Bergsport Federatie to be allowed to climb. The members of the other Alpine Clubs member of UIAA (International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation) are also allowed to climb under the condition they have a valid membership and a valid liability insurance in case of an accident.

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A small parking place is available at the entrance. It is closed by a removable gate that you can move and the last leaving car is requested to close it again.
From there you access the quarry just behind the barrier that is closed with a lock. Go down to enter the quarry. You find the sector "Les Dièdres" in front of you.
To access the north sector, follow the path to the right.
Enter the quarry on the left to find the other sectors. "Les Dalles Superposées" is the sector at the left end of the quarry. From the barrier, you have a path that is going left, and again left and leads to the top of the Dalles Superposées (a meadow).
From there the path continues with a short and muddy ascent to arrive on the top of the quarry. Going to the right you access the top of la Grande Dalle and you can continue all around to the north face and come down back to the entrance. Be aware if you take the path to come down after a climb on la Grande Dalle or la Tour that you need to take the path on the left with a short and muddy descent to arrive on the meadow above Les Dalles Superposées and then continue the descent path. If you miss this path on the left, you will come to a house and the street going to Engis!

Fires nor camping are allowed on the site.
Take your litter back.
This quarry is also a natural refuge for a lot of animals and plants, be careful to respect the site.