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La Saphir Rock Climbing 


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Location: 43.20227, 5.4982 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

One of the two crags closest to the beach, La Saphir is popular and polished, and offers excellent multi-pitch climbing.

Getting There 

Hike down to the beach, and turn around. It's right there!

Climbing Season

For the France area.

Weather station 22.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',1],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in La Saphir

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for La Saphir:
Saphir   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13     Sport, 5 pitches, 400'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Saphir ridgeline, as seen from the beach at En...

Saphir 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  Europe : France : ... : La Saphir
Saphir ascends a long ridge just to the right of the Petite Aiguille. Its five pitches range from 5.6 to 5.9 (according to the chart in the Rockfax book about the Côte d'Azur). The climbing is generally moderate and varied. The decidedly alpine second pitch can be done in two pitches. The next to last pitch is definitely the crux, because it's so polished. But with a little care, it can be handled. Be forewarned, Saphir can get really crowded. So you may find yourself passing or being passed by...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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Rock Climbing Photo: La Saphir from approach trail near the sea
BETA PHOTO: La Saphir from approach trail near the sea

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