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Les Calanques - Sugiton (La Paroi des Toits)

Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 6a to 6c, from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (french grades).
InformationMany additional skills about progressing, belaying, escaping technics ... are necessary for multipitch routes security.
Best time(s) :
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
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  • Dec.
Aspect(s) : SW-S     Altitude : 100 m
Approach 40 min easy up hill then easy down hill.    Kids friendly ? foot of the crag reasonable for young kids.

Informations :

Between 50 and 100 routes, from 4c to 8b , spread over many crags   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 50 m.
Rock : limestone.    Characteristic(s) : overhang Surplomb, steep wall Dévers, vertical Vertical.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, cracks, ribs, slopers.
Legendary route(s) : 
  • La vraie vie 8c sent by Manon Hily on 3 april 2018
  • Further information(s) : South-West, protected from mistral except Esplanade area. Ideal for winter. To avoid when est wind because of humidity making rock very slippery. In winter, the "Aiguille de Sugiton" hides the sun around 15h30.

    Steep wall and small roofs. This is a pumpy crag !
    Be careful to routes that seem easy...
    See the prefecture website (http://www.bouches-du-rhone.pref.gouv.fr/massifs/index.php) to be aware of crags access restrictions.

    Locations :

    Area : France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Bouches-du-Rhône (13), Marseille, Redon, Université de Luminy.
    Information  1. Zoom in to get all the rock climbing places 200 km around.
     
    : Bouldering     : Single pitch     : Multi pitches     : Deep water soloing     : Differents kind of climbing
      Rock climbing area GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   43° 12' 48" N Longitude :   5° 27' 16" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
      Parking lot GPS Coordinates :   Latitude :   43° 13' 47" N Longitude :   5° 26' 13" E    Sexagesimal & Orientation
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  • Area added by CA
    Digital Guide Books :



    Les Calanques - La paroi des Toits
    Autor(s) : G.Bernard
    Published in july 2014.

    Paper Guide Books :


    Escalade Les Calanques