La Saphir*** 5a
[La Saphir- Calanques- a great place, 3 kb]150m, 5 pitches. A classic up the long ridge gives Alpine-style climbing by the seaside. It can make a great end to a long day if you walk back home along the plateau at the top. Start up the polished wall in the gap behind the Petite Aiguille. Continue along the ridge in 1 or 2 pitches to a belay on a block below the upper wall. Take the well-climbed line up this in 2 or 3 pitches. © ROCKFAX

Photo: La Saphir- Calanques- a great place © brianrunner

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This climb is in 26 logbooks, and on no wishlists.

Climbed this again after a late start and failure to find any fixed gear on or the line of Le Pouce Normal. Topped out with a gorgeous sunset.
kleinej - AltLd rpt - 18/Oct/14 with Christine B, Chris O

kleinej - AltLd rpt - 15/Oct/14 with Tracey

Retreated after getting drenched.
kleinej - AltLd dnf - 14/Oct/14 with Fiona

Fiona McFarlane - AltLd O/S - Oct/14 with Dave Tulloch

Hidden - Lead - 19/Sep/14

Beautiful route and wonderful to walk off into a monsoon
Caitlin - 2nd - Sep/14 with Princess, Will Ripley

A BEAUT! only did this route then DWS and Chilled in the Epic location.
peter.ravenscroft27 - AltLd O/S - 21/Aug/14 with Joe Mann, Tosh

Hidden - Lead O/S - 17/Apr/14

Excellent, one of my favourites of the holiday. Straightforward.
andrea83 - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/14 with Hamish

Wonderful.
Hamish777 - AltLd O/S - 07/Apr/14 with Andrea

Great climb and well protected except the ridge which has nothing but natural protection but very simple.
chris smith - Lead O/S - 09/Oct/13 with anna young

Hidden - 2nd O/S - 03/Apr/13

mikecollins - Lead O/S - 01/Aug/12 with Laura D

guy757 - 04/Jul/12

Hidden - May/12

Hidden - May/12

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Apr/12

Hidden - AltLd - 26/Apr/12

Great!
brianrunner - AltLd - 28/Mar/12 with martina

Hidden - AltLd - 2012

Hidden - AltLd - 2012

edmund94 - Lead O/S - 29/May/07

Hidden - AltLd O/S - 27/Mar/05

tjekel - 1990

tjekel - 1990

EddieA - Lead - Aug/84 with Jim F

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