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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
Correns - Châteauvert
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Type : 1-pitch / multi-pitch

Mountains : Arrière pays varois

City : Correns

Medium grade : 6b

Maximum grade : 8b

Minimum grade : 3a

Maximum length : 40m

Walking time : 5mn

Orientation : South, West, East

Sea view : No

Mistral Protected : No

The cliffs of the Vallon Sourn, with 236 routes between the villages of Correns and Châteauvert, constitute a major and world-renowned site for climbing.

For climbers from Marseille, this area is very handy in the summer when the Calanques are starting to become inaccessible to public. At 1h15 drive and with a very short approach march, the sector offers many routes with departures under the trees and the river nearby.

However the site, also named Roches de Bagarèdes, is not for beginners because most of the routes are concentrated in the 6th and 7th grade, when it is not the 8th. There are no fewer than 63 lanes in level 7 and 13 lengths in the 8. Moreover, even the easiest routes are generally quite involved.

The best is nevertheless to go there and make his idea on the spot. You'll find in the shops of the villages the Topo-Guide of the "Vallon Sourn" directed by Philippe Bugada and Patrick Taton.



Observed conditions
A voir / A faire
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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