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Calanque de Morgiou Rock Climbing 

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Submitted By: Pascal Ripoche on Oct 15, 2010  with updates from Sean Hopkins
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Looking toward the port of Morgiou from Cap Morgio...

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This is a huge area for climbers and one that is very accessible. There are over 2500 climbs here and more being developed. Many of those climbs are sport climbs.

It's the second calanques when heading south from Marseille. A curvy road along a canyon lead to a small fisher harbor.

There is camping in the nearby town of Cassis.

Getting There 

From Rond-point du Prado go south on Boulevard Michelet.
After 2.3km turn right on Boulevard Camille Blanc and keep going straight on Avenue Ludovic Lègre.
then turn left on Avenue de Mazargues. Keep going straight. the road name will change to Rue Emile Zola and finally to Chemin Vicinal de Morgiou

You can get there by bus as well. The RTM 21 bus from Castellane to Luminy runs for most of the day. It is a 40 min walk then to the beaches which are surrounded by climbing.

Climbing Season

For the France area.

Weather station 19.8 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Starting traverse

Marie-Jacqueline 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  Europe : France : ... : Cap de Morgiou
Great traverse over the Mediterranean Sea. It starts 30 meters below the top of the plateau, descents (!) 5 pitches to the Sea and regains the plateau with two pitches...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: Port du Morgiou
Port du Morgiou
Rock Climbing Photo: Tough day in Morgiou.
Tough day in Morgiou.

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