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Water boulder of Callelongue
Bouldering
Water boulder of Callelongue
Marseille
The psycho boulder of the Devil's Hole
Bouldering
The psycho boulder of the Devil's Hole
La Ciotat
Bouldering on the Mugel under the Bec de l'Aigle
Bouldering
Bouldering on the Mugel under the Bec de l'Aigle
Marseille
Altissimo, climbing for all
1-Pitch / Bouldering
Altissimo, climbing for all
Marseille
Traversée calanque de Figuerolles - anse de Gaméou
Bouldering
Traversée calanque de Figuerolles - anse de Gaméou
La Ciotat
Vallon du Saut
1-Pitch / Bouldering
Vallon du Saut
Chateauneuf les Martigues
St Michel d'eau douce
Multi-Pitch
St Michel d'eau douce
Marseille
La Sainte Victoire
1-Pitch / Multi-Pitch / TC
La Sainte Victoire
Puyloubier, Saint Antonin sur Bayon...
Goudes Rock - south face
1-Pitch
Goudes Rock - south face
Marseille
Baumettes Park
1-Pitch
Baumettes Park
Marseille
Morgiou
1-Pitch / Multi-Pitch
Morgiou
Marseille
Rouvière Mount - bottom area
1-Pitch
Rouvière Mount - bottom area
Marseille
Luminy
1-Pitch / Multi-Pitch / TC
Luminy
Marseille
Lou Spigaou - Sormiou
1-Pitch
Lou Spigaou - Sormiou
Marseille
Le Prado
1-Pitch
Le Prado
Marseille
lapinodrome
1-Pitch
lapinodrome
Marseille
The Great Vale - Sanctuary
1-Pitch
The Great Vale - Sanctuary
Roquevaire, Lascours
Black Gorge Arête
1-Pitch / Multi-Pitch
Black Gorge Arête
Marseille
Valon des Escampons
1-Pitch
Valon des Escampons
Marseille
Luï d'Aï, les Dalles
1-Pitch
Luï d'Aï, les Dalles
Marseille
Cret St Michel - Black wall
Multi-Pitch
Cret St Michel - Black wall
Marseille
Correns - Châteauvert
1-Pitch / Multi-Pitch
Correns - Châteauvert
Correns
Sormiou Col
1-Pitch
Sormiou Col
Marseille
Lun hill
1-Pitch
Lun hill
Marseille
Buoux
1-Pitch / Multi-Pitch
Buoux
Buoux
Bibemus bouldering
Bouldering
Bibemus bouldering
Aix-en-Provence
The Sheep Pen
Bouldering
The Sheep Pen
Marseille
Bees Arête
TC
Bees Arête
Subéroque
Anse du figuier
1-Pitch
Anse du figuier
Marseille
The Alpilles
1-Pitch / Multi-Pitch
The Alpilles
Orgon, Paradou...
Sugiton Needle - SW face
1-Pitch
Sugiton Needle - SW face
Marseille
Sugiton Needle - ANPE area
Multi-Pitch
Sugiton Needle - ANPE area
Marseille
L'Abricotier
1-Pitch
L'Abricotier
Marseille
Sormiou Col
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Title in french : Col de Sormiou

Type : 1-pitch

Mountains : Calanques

City : Marseille

Medium grade : 4c

Maximum grade : 5b+

Minimum grade : 4a

Maximum length : 15m

Walking time : 1mn

Orientation : North, South

Sea view : Yes

Mistral Protected : Yes

The Sormiou col is a small area ideal for beginners and very close to the road. It is rather far from the wild creeks, even if the view remains quite impressive.

When you look at the sea, you will find a cliff on your left (city side), and another one on your right (sea side). This last one, south facing is relatively sheltered from the mistral.

Note that when the main road is closed to traffic in summer, you will need 25 minutes to reach the col from the car park.



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Show
Le Schpountz by Pagnol, theater and hiking Allauch
Fashion
Lynn Dalaga, the French eleganceMarseille
Guide
Climbing in the Calanques with Pierre ClaracMarseille
Hotel
hotel Le Mistral, Pointe Rouge and PradoMarseille
Youth hostel
Youth hostel Marseille BonneveineMarseille
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