Rock Climbing

Climbing activities and lessons at the Roc d’Enfer site.

Key Information about climbing :
The introductory and the training sessions for climbing take place at the Roc d’Enfer granite rock site by the river Gartempe, in the climbing hall, and on the pine trees (24m high).

These sessions are :

  • open to adults and children over 8 (minimum age of 4 for sessions in the indoor facility, and 6 years for climbing club sessions) ;
  • lead by qualified CPA Lathus instructors ;
  • open to people with hearing, visual or learning disabilities.
escalade au Roc d'Enfer
Stage Escalade au Roc d'Enfer
escalade au ROC pour un groupe d'enfants
escalade en salle à Lathus
salles d'escalade à la ferme du Peu

Rock climbing at CPA Lathus

Activity Supervisor: Frédéric MOUTAULT - BEES 1er degré d'escalade (climbing) - Contact via mail 


Practical details

  • This activity can be organised as a minimum half-day session supervised by a qualified instructor.
  • Individual rates for half-day sessions : 20 € for over 16s, 15 euros € for under 16s - Group rates available for 8 or more people.
  • Equipment provided : CPA Lathus provides the helmet and safety equipment.
  • Our climbing sites :
    • Roc d’Enfer – top-rope climbing / leading ; 40 climbs for different levels (topos available to consult at CPA Lathus) ; via corda climbing route ; abseiling ; zip wire.
    • Climbing hall : a 160 m2 climbing wall for all levels, a wooden climbing frame.

Learning aims :
to be able to manage a number of unusual physical movements on vertical surfaces ;
to gain confidence and a sense of responsibility ;
to be accountable for your personal safety and the safety of the group ;
to explore the surrounding environment.

  • Avaibility

    Sessions are open to individuals (minimum of 4 per session) from 18 April to 31 October during the short term breaks (zone A) and the summer holidays.





    9 -12

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    Disc Golf


    Aerial adventures

    Disc Golf


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    Disc Golf


    *Also available every Saturday from 18 April to 31 October 2020.


    Reservation required : For more information and to reserve, telephone, 05 49 91 83 30

  • The CPA Lathus Climbing club

    Open to adults and children aged 6 and over


    Training sessions in Montmorillon for over 6s,

    at the Lycée Jean Moulin sports hall (gymnase)

    Tuesday – 6.00 – 8.30 pm

    Thursday – 6.00 – 8.30 pm







    School of Climbing (with lessons)

    Tuesday – 6.00 – 7.30 pm,

    Lycée Jean Moulin sports hall (gymnase), Montmorillon


    Wednesday – 2.30 – 4.30 pm, CPA Lathus

    in the Climbing hall, on the Le Peu Educational Farm site


    Year Membership fees (per person), includes

    annual federal licence, club membership and MJC membership

    Under 16s : 103,50 €

    16-18 s : 108,50 €

    Over 18s : 123 €


    Start of season

    Tuesday 17 September, 6.00 pm


    Information and membership subscriptions

    CPA Lathus – 05 49 91 83 30

  • Labels and accreditations

    CPA Lathus is affiliated to the French Mountaineering and Climbing Federation (FFME).