Calanques de Marseille Rock Climbing
More than 3000 routes on the perfect white limestone just over the Mediterranean sea. The routes are mostly sport (2440 single and multi-pitch routes) with few trad (996 routes) and some deep water solo. The area is open all year round with some restriction during the summer (protected area and fire hazard) which may be really hot. Both remote and short approach wall exist. This area is divided in Calanque (kind of a fjord)
Climbing Season For the France area.
Weather station 18.3 miles from here
15 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Calanques de Marseille
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Calanques de Marseille:
Featured Route For Calanques de Marseille
Super Calanque 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
: ... : American Spur
P1 starts with easy face climbing up to a 15 foot polished crack and chimney. Belay from a ledge at the top of the chimney. 5.9 (40 meters) P2 moves right onto a small dihedral and then right again across the face. Belay from obvious ledge. 5.6 (25 meters) P3 two options, you can either move up the crack directly above the belay or you can head out to right onto the face where a second slightly easier crack is available. Belay from obvious ledge. 5.8 (25 meters) P4 two options, you can either go...[more] Browse More Classics in International
By Eric Can
May 7, 2013
I am planning on traveling to the Calanques soon and was very interested by the deepwater solo opportunities. So far, it seems that many such sites require a small kayak or dingy, does anyone have suggestions for places that do not require this or on locations to rent a small boat?