Multi pitch route : l'Arête du belvédère

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L'arête du belvédère
L'arête du belvédère
L'arête du belvédère
L'arête du belvédère

In the middle of the grand canyon of the Verdon, this great classic route is  a superb initiation with a beautiful environment!

The climbing take place  on a pillar of 160 meters height overhanging the river of the Verdon. Dating from the Seventies, this route is not  polished by  many  years of climbing  and  rock is still in very good quality.

Homogeneous and accessible difficulty  will tempt   climber  wishing to try  multi pitch route in the Verdon Gorges for the first time.

No experience in multi pitch route is required, however it is necessary  to have  practised  several times climbing.

We propose only one small selection  of  favorite route  among the thousands existing.  Contact us for any other request.

Price per person: 150€

Data sheet - L'arête du belvédère

  • Price per person: 150/pers.
  • Difficulty: 5c max.
  • Minimum age: 14 years
  • Totale duration : 4:00
  • Activity duration: 3:00
  • Approach walk: 45 minutes
  • Return walk: 2 minutes
  • Equipment to be taken: sports shoes, sports outfit, backpack with bottle of water and snack
  • Equipment supplied: helmet, harness, climbing shoes
  • Highest obligatory abseil: no abseil
  • Maximum number of person per monitor : 2 (price: 90 €/pers if 2 participants)
  • Period of activity: from march to november
  • Number of route : 6
  • Difference in height: 160 m
  • Exposure: in the shade till the end of morning (south west)
  • Département: Alpes de Haute Provence (04)
  • Village nearby : La Palud sur verdon

Description of the multi pitch rock climbing activity - L'arête du belvédère

According to your place of stay,  the meeting point with your qualified instructor will be on a car park  in the village of La Palud sur Verdon or Castellane.On the car park, your monitor will give you your personal equipment: harness, helmet, rock shoe, karabiner with descender. You will need a small bag to take water and snack.

You will begin this trip with an approach walk of 30 minutes, being used as physical and psychological warm up! According to your level, your expérience and your desire, you will be able to climb the 6 routes as a second or on lead.

The ascent  will take more or less  3 hours . You will meet  there a varied climbing with some vertical sequences or  beautiful slab. Comfort will be perfect on the belay stance  which are well placed on  small  ledge. The place is exceptional. It’s situated  in the middle of the Verdon Gorges with a memorable panoramic view.

Arrived at the summit  you will walk just  one minute to reach  the car park.

Pitch grade : 4c /  5b  /  5b+ /  5c  /  2+  /   5b+ 

Some pictures of your multi pitch rock climbing activities - L'arête du belvédère

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