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Caporal Philipps

Interesting rock climbing area for routes up to 5c (french grades).
Best time(s) :
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Aspect(s) : S     Altitude : 1600 m
Approach 30 min up hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag reasonable for young kids.

Informations :

Between 10 and 25 routes, from 4a to 6b.   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 25 m.
Rock : granite.    Characteristic(s) : vertical Vertical, slab Dalle.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, cracks, slopers.
Further information(s) : Cracks, tafoni, sketchy slabs and bad rounded holds, you will find all aspects of granite climbing here.
There is no shade at the foot of the wall but the breeze generally makes it easier to climb in the sun even in high

Approach: From the Verghju col, follow the path without waymarkers (cairns only) which heads off to the north and passes the foot of a large beech tree (1 min). Continue on in a northerly direction in an area scattered with little pine trees (cairns then a few blue aymarkers). After 12 mins, near a small rocky outcrop and 150m after exiting an area of slightly more dense forest, look to your left to find the well-worn path (blue waymarkers) which will lead you to the climbing crag.

Locations :

Area : France, Corse, Haute-Corse (2B), Evisa, Col de Vergiu.
Information  1. Zoom in to get all the rock climbing places 200 km around.
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  Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   42° 17' 50" N Longitude :   8° 52' 26" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
  Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   42° 17' 25" N Longitude :   8° 52' 41" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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Area added by CA
Digital Guide Books :

Autor(s) : T.Souchard - B.Maurin
Published in february 2019.
Update in february 2022.

Corse Centre
Autor(s) : T.Souchard - B.Maurin
Published in october 2018.
Update in october 2022.

Paper Guide Books :

Falaises de Corse