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Les normes relatives aux murs d'escalade

As with most sports equipment, French European legislation has defined standards for Artificial Climbing Structures, their equipment and the maintenance of these structures and equipment.

In this section you will find the references of the standards currently in force and a brief description of the elements to which they refer.

Standard 12 572-1

Updated in March 2017, this text brings together all the standards relating to rope access structures and the maintenance of this type of structure.

Standard 12 572-2

Updated in February 2017, this text brings together all the standards relating to pan-type EAS and the maintenance of this type of structure.

Standard 12 572-3

Since February 2017 this text has been the reference for standards relating to climbing holds.

Standard NF S 52-400

Since September 1998, this text has been the reference for standards relating to EAS/Support links.

Standard NF P90311

This text defines all the standards relating to the reception areas of block-type EAS.

Standard NF P90312

Published in May 2007, this text defines all the standards relating to the reception areas of rope-type EAS.

What you need to know

  • The official texts of these standards are available from Afnor (Association Française de Normalisation): www.afnor.org
  • All the equipment and services provided by Altissimo scrupulously comply with the standards in force at the time of construction.