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Les Calanques

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The Calanques, outside of Marseille, are considered by some a natural wonder. The beauty of the almost white limestone and the blue Mediterranean are definitely worth a visit and can be well combined with great rock climbing.

Access issues inherited from France

Some privately owned climbing areas may have restricted access. Check with https://www.ffme.fr/

Ethic inherited from France

Park where indicated, take care of the environment, buy the local guidebook when possible (this is one of the ways you can help local route setters), clean up your shoes before climbing, don't spray beta, be polite.

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Sormiou crag
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290
46m
Morgiou crag
453
449
29m
Luminy crag
466
228
55m
 Sport climbing,  Aid climbing and other styles
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72m
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Author(s): André Bernard, Gilles Bernard, Gwenaël Drouot, and Hervé Guigliarelli

Date: 2020

ISBN: 9791090796256

A comprehensive guidebook describing the rock climbing and sport climbing in the Calanques National Park, covering around 2,000 routes.

Author(s): Jean-Louis Fenouil & Cedric Tassan

Date: 2013

ISBN: 9782916972527

A comprehensive guidebook describing the rock climbing at Calanques nearMarseille, covering 1,110 routes mainly up to F6c, of which 418 are multi-pitch routes and 15 are traverses.

Author(s): Thierry Souchard

Date: 2017

ISBN: 9782952638876

A selective guidebook describing 180 multi-pitch routes from 7 areas around the world, covering Calanques, Verdon, Sardinia, Meteora, Wadi Rum, Tsaranoro, Red Rocks, and Zion.

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