Monthly Archives: September 2010

Trail: Plan du var – Mont Ferion – Utelle – Mont Vial

This difficult and long trail running offers outstanding views over the French Riviera. It starts with the ascent of Mont Ferion (1412m) and Col de l’Autaret (1308m), then goes down in the Vesubie valley, goes up to Utelle, down to Tinee Valley before traversing Mont Vial (1541m) from North to South. Overall the trail is […]
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Trail: Villars sur Var – Pointe des 4 Cantons

Today we tried a new trail starting at Villars sur Var (426m). I wanted to make a loop going to Pointe de l’Adret (1305m), the Pointe des 4 Cantons (1804) and go off-trail to the Pointe des Chavanette (1753m). Unfortunately this section in the forest was rough and we got lost several times. We never […]
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Climbing in Deverse

Saturday we went back to Deverse sector again, probably the best cliff in summer around Nice. Nothing new but I did send Deverse Satanic (8a+) twice during the day. Here is a video of the route: Philippe in Deverse Satanique, 8a+ (filmed by G. Richter) The topo of Deverse sector is here.
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Climbing and Running in Verdon

Saturday: Rock Climbing in Verdon, Hulk area We went to the Hulk sector. We parked at the Point Sublime which is not the closest parking… The walk to the cliff crosses the Verdon with a Tyrolien and goes up on ladders and a step trail. The Hulk cliff is nice and offers ~20 routes from […]
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Trail: St Sauveur sur Tinee – Longon

This trail starts at the village of St Sauveur sur Tinee (510m) and make a loop along the GR 52A and the GR 5 up to Longon (1941m) in the Mercantour National Park. The trail is good and well marked (red and white paint). Distance: 38 km, ascent: 2000m / descent: 2000m. Vignols and Portes […]
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