Monthly Archives: November 2010

Trail: around Mouton Anou

Mouton d’Anou (1078 m) is a weird name for a hill but anyway there is a nice trail around it starting in St Jeannet. Today I did it with 10 cm of fresh snow on the ground which is pretty unusual for a trail 15 minutes away from Nice. Distance: 21 km, ascent: 980m / […]
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Lac du Clapier

With all the fresh snow I went to St Grat in the Gordolasque valley for the first time this season. I planned to go up to Mt. Clapier (3045 m) but the weather didn’t cooperate. The clear sky and -10°C turned into big snow fall with a lot wind. I turned back below the Lake […]
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Snowshoes: Baus de la Frema

Winter is here; it snowed 30cm last night, enough for a 15 km hike with snowshoes. I left St Martin Vesubie (1050 m) in a snowy weather and went up to the Baus de la Frema (2246 m). The snow starts at around 1400 m. Distance: 15km, ascent: 1230m / descent: 1230m. Valley of Vesubie […]
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Climbing: Masotherapie at Aiglun

We went to Aiglun to climb “Masotherapie pour tendons maniaques”, a 270 meters routes graded EX (extremely hard) with 10 pitches up to 8a. It’s a bit “old style” many pitches of vertical wall with tiny crimps. Pitches: 7a+, 6c+, 6c+, 7a, 6c, 7b, 7c, 6a+, 6b, 8a. Philippe in Masotherapie (© A. Gatta) Description: […]
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Trail: Vence – La Cagne

Nice short Trail perfect for a half day. The trail starts at the village of Vence (325m), goes to the Baou des Blancs, GR 51, La Cagne river and goes back to Vence via Col de Vence (962m). Distance: 20km, ascent: 985m / descent: 985m. View from Col de Vence (© P. Gatta)
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Climbing: Le Palais

We climbed at Le Palais, close to La Turbie but after the heavy rain of last week most routes were wet. Routes: 32 routes from 6c+ to 8c. Down from La mort de César, 8a (© P. Gatta)
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