Rock Climbing in Toto Coelo, Route de Marche les Dames, Namur,
Limestone / Rock (Toprope)
Namur is situated in the southern Belgium, at the confluence of the Rivers Meuse and Sambre and straddles three regions, Condorz to the southeast, Hesbaye to the north and Entre-Sampre-et-Meuse to the southwest. It is a city and a municipality in Wallonia, the capital of the province of Wallonia as well.
In the entire Namur area, you will find many opportunities to exercise and have fun by performing a lot of sports. One of them which is very popular in Namur area is rock climbing. In the Namur province, you will find 13 crags with 998 trails of difficulty, ranging between 6 and 8.
Rochers de Marsche-les-Dames is a very demanding rock climbing site with more than 494 routes. One part of the crags is located inside a military camp, so you must be a Belgian citizen with a valid ID in possession and have a membership card. On the crags behind the village, climbing is prohibited.
Generally the rock type is limestone. One of the best trails to climb is Toto Coelo. It is ranked in Belgian grade a little bit harder than the French grade. The route is nice but in the end, it gets really difficult. The type of the climb you will meet is rock (Toprope) with an excellent quality.
The particular part is really exposed so you should be extra careful. Safety rating is G while the level of difficulty ranges at 5.9. Although the trail is hard, you can have a lot of fun climbing it. If you are a climbing enthusiast, this spot will absolutely thrill you!!!
How to Get to Destination
106.1 miles (172 km), 1 hour 41 minutes
Follow R30. Turn right on Bevrijdingslaan/N351. Stay left and follow the signs for E403/E40/A10/Brussel/Veurne/Oostende/Kortrijk/N31. Turn left on Expresweg/E403 signs for Brussel/E40/Veurne/Oostende/A10/Kortrijk. Continue to A17/E403. At the Brugge intersection follow the signs for E40 to Brussel/Gent. At the intersection 11-17-Groot-Bijgaarden stay right and follow the signs for E40/E19 to E411/Namen/Luik/Antwerpen/Luchthaven Zaventem. Enter E19. Continue to E19/E40. Stay left and continue to R0. At the intersection Leonard-Léonardstay right and follow the signs for E411 to Namen/Luxemburg. Take the exit 14-Namur-Centre to N80. At the roundabout take the second exit to Route de Hannut/N80. Continue to follow N80. Exit. Make an open left turn to N905. Turn right on N905. Take the exit to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay left and continue to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay right and enter Route de Marche les Dames/N959.
62.1 miles (101 km), 1 hour
Follow E313. At the intersection Vottem stay right and follow the signs for E40/E42 to Ring/E25/Luxembourg/Bruxelles/Namur. Stay left and follow the signs for A604/Liège/Luxembourg/Namur/Seraing/Aéroport Liège. At the intersection Daussoulx stay right and follow the signs for E411 to Luxembourg/Namur. Take the exit 14-Namur-Centre to N80. At the roundabout take the second exit to Route de Hannut/N80. Continue to follow N80. Exit. Make an open left turn to N905. Turn right on N905. Take the exit to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay left and continue to Route de Marche les Dames/N959. Stay right and enter Route de Marche les Dames/N959.
40.9 miles (65.2 km)
Brussels South Charleroi Airport,
24.5 miles (39.1 km).
Take a train from anywhere in Belgium and disembark at Namur Central station.
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