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Gorge du Verdon

Gorge du Verdon

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Gorge du Verdon

The famous limestone of the Verdon Gorge in the south of France, holds a variety of routes from long river-to-rim routes to short pumpy test pieces. There are moderate routes in the 5.8 to 5.9 range, all the way up to "way too hard". Climbs are typically done by rappelling from the top, but there are a few longer climbs that are normally done from the bottom.

Rest days can be spent on the favorite French pastime of people watching in bistros, sun bathing and canyoning in the river, or eating too much cheese and drinking too much wine. The best time of year for the Verdon is the Spring and Fall.


Verdon Rock Climbing

5.6 to 5.11 rock climbing

By private arrangement

Maximum ratio:
2:1 maximum ratio


Kathy Cosley & Mark Houston
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