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)
The set of mountain is just south from Marseille.
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La Grande Traversé du Bec 5.9 International : France : ... : Le Bec de Sormiou
The route starts at the Grotte du Capelan. It follows more or less horizontally some obvious crack systems for 8 pitches. The last two pitches continue west of the "Momie" to the ridge...[more] Browse More Classics in International