Friends over things, outside over inside. Will you go out with us? #OptOutside — Join Us Outside
Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
American Spur
Select Route:
Super Calanque S 

Super Calanque 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13

Type:  Sport, 4 pitches, 425', Grade II
Original:  YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a PG13 [details]
Page Views: 60
Submitted By: hightide on Apr 27, 2016

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (1)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Pitch 3

Summer closures MORE INFO >>>


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 up the crack directly above the belay that gradually becomes more thin and polished (this is the original route 5.10a). Alternatively, you can move right above the belay onto the slab for thin face climbing (5.10b variant). Both varients have the same 15 foot finish over a chimney. 5.10a (40 meters)

Rap down the route or climb the trail an additional 25 feet and walk off following the cairns to the Northeast to a short 30 meter rap.


Route is located on the southwest side of Calanque En Vau on the American Spur. Best access is by boat. Alternatively you can drive to Calanque En Vau and hike/rappel down the route.


Bolts, fixed anchors

Photos of Super Calanque Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 4
Pitch 4
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 1 above the chimney
Pitch 1 above the chimney
Rock Climbing Photo: Pitch 2
Pitch 2
Rock Climbing Photo: Super Calanque
BETA PHOTO: Super Calanque

Comments on Super Calanque Add Comment
Show which comments
- none yet -

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!