Climbs 72
Rocktype Limestone
Altitude 400m a.s.l
Faces W

Two good "4s" on Citerne 3 © Rog Wilko

Crag features

Citerne is a pleasantly-situated crag named after the huge water tanks that are partly hidden in the trees below the cliff. The climbing isn't particularly outstanding though the accessibility of the place rather makes up for this. Being so close to the city, it is no surprise that many of the routes, especially the easier ones, are quite polished.


France : Côte d'Azur

Côte d'Azur covers the famous cliffs of Calanques, Sainte Victoire and the Verdon and also includes some of the great venues around Toulon, the sunniest city in France. Plus there is the popular winter venue of Châteauvert, the less well known Esterel and Châteaudouble area. Add in Saint Jeannet and a selection of cliffs in the Nice area and this will become an essential volume for any climber.
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I think you'll find citerne is French for cistern (which is a water tank, BTW)
Rog Wilko - 25/Jan/12
Citerne? should be Cistern i.e. it's a s***hole. Well bolted but it needs to be due to the really polished nature of the easy routes. A large area of rock looks like it is ready to peel off the crag taking with it Moratorium and anyone underneath the routes either side.
Zoomer - 28/Oct/11
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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
 Citerne Left 
6a+ *** 
3Globe Trotter
6c+ *** 
4Taxi Brousse
7a * 
5Toucouleur6b+ * 
6Vagabond Improbable7a ** 
7La Nuit du 4 Août
6c *** 
8Lieu Commun
6a+ ***1
9Dépression6b+ *** 
10Harmonie Buissonnièr
6a *** 
119 Thermidor
6a *** 
12La Promesse de Sébastien
5c *** 
13Tiers Etat5c *** 
14Vingt Regards
6b+ *** 
15Bela Krobat5c ** 
16Pastorale6a+ *** 
17Fréquence Cannibale5c ** 
 Citerne Centre 
19Loterie Solaire5a **2
20Monades Urbaines4a **3
21Qui va là?4a *3
22Moratorium5a *3
6a * 
5c * 
25Chemin Faisant5a * 

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