/ Annot France
Spent an enjoyable few days in Annot about four years ago while on a south of France road trip. We were there in August, so it was pretty hot. However, much of the bouldering is shaded by trees and we managed to get stuff done in the mornings and late afternoons/evenings. The bouldering was good - rough sandstone with interesting features and little sign of polish. Some of the boulders are huge and have been bolted to give short sport climbs (15m or so). There's a topo and info (in French) at: http://abloc.org/. There's also a pleasant enough camp site on the outskirts of town and close to the bouldering. Not sure I'd make a special trip there, but if I was in the region I'd definitely go back for a day or two.
Also top sandstone crack trad venue.
I'll try to find a link. I want to go back there just for the trad personally.
It is a classic geological locality for sandstone turbidites.
Can't wait to check it out
However, just as information, near Nice is a little place called La Croix de Cabris, Cabris being the town, follow the D4 out of Cabris and after a bout 3 K you find car parking beside a park, there you have very easy and short sports routes, for kids I think, the other side of the road you have limestone boulders starting almost as soon as you wander back towards Cabris, if you have a day go check it out and if you can, its easy to find, there is a big boulder with a mouldy mattress, possibly still there, a couple of nice boulder problems, I failed on the 6C+, after walking the mountains, getting drunk and not sleeping in my tent, thats my excuse!
Just for information!
Check out the photos on here: http://tradannot.over-blog.com/album-1792304.html
We did a route 4 pitch route called The Usual Suspects - according to a local chap (Lionel?) I think we got the 3rd ascent.
One of the best days out I've ever had. Crux pitch is 6c but the 6b+ pitch lower down felt solid E4.
Jez on the top pitch: http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=164804
Jez at belay on the end of the 2nd traversing pitch: http://www.ukclimbing.com/images/dbpage.html?id=164803
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