/ Cap Canaille, Cassis, Calanques

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Carless - on 10 Oct 2012
Been to the Calanques 3 times (if you've never been - go!)
but have never climbed on Cap Canaille: it's the big orange (sunset) wall above Cassis

I'll be there in 3 weeks - anyone got any recommendations 5a-7a on Cap Canaille?

I'll be there with a group of sport climbers... is it reasonably solid & equipped?

Thanks
jon on 10 Oct 2012
In reply to Carless:

Apparently completely solid despite appearances (I haven't been, but a mate has done quite a lot there). Have a look on the camptocamp sorties. Seems to be very poular this year. http://www.camptocamp.org/summits/41317/fr/cap-canaille Scroll down under the google map.
Carless - on 11 Oct 2012
In reply to jon:

Thanks - maybe because of the new topos
http://nicobrasfort.starnux.net/?page_id=993

will have to have a look
Carless - on 05 Nov 2012

Just got back

Fabulous place, many different rock types even in the same route (sandstone, limestone, conglomerate, etc), amazing rock formations

Did 3 excellent routes on Canaille in 3 different sectors:

Bienvenue chez Damocles - outrageous rock, fine caving pitch, excellent 6c traverse on conglomerate pebbles
http://julien-lacrampe.blogspot.be/2011/11/calanques.html

Bleu Comme la Mer Rouge - also amazingly varied rock, entertaining 7a+ on overhanging pebbles
http://julien-lacrampe.blogspot.be/2011/11/cap-canaille-bleu-comme-la-mer-rouge.html

Bourreur de Rousse - excellent 6a+ jug pulling up impending sandstone wall
http://micketval.over-blog.com/article-cap-canaille-bourreur-de-rousse-td-2-vauriens-3-canailles-td-...

Not my photos

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