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Chateauvert Var, FRANCE
Climbs 224 – Rocktype Limestone – Altitude 205m a.s.l – Faces S
A lovely set of buttresses tucked away in a sheltered, wooded valley with a tranquil river running through it and some great climbing, only minutes from the road. If that sounds like a French Stoney Middleton or Avon Gorge - it isn't! The rock is a coarse textured and heavily pocketed limestone, and climbing on it is a real pleasure though hands can suffer from a prolonged visit here. The routes are well bolted almost without exception, and there is a huge range of climbs to choose from. Many of the pitches are very long, bring plenty of quick-draws and take note of the length of the route versus the length of your rope!
France : Côte d'Azur (2010), Grimper en Provence Verte (Climbing in Provence Verte) (2010), Topo-Guide d'Escalade du Vallon Sourn - Correns.Chateauvert (1996)
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This crag as some of the best rock I have ever seen. a lovely spot to climb.|
brianrunner - 05/Apr/12
Lovely spot to climb. Not too many really good easier routes but we enjoyed several good routes (especially Desir de Velours) before the rain started.
Rog Wilko - 19/May/10