PILIER DE SOLEIL


A lovely tower of rugged, red rock. The setting is superb, looking out over the blue of the Med, and catching all the sun there is. There is a good selection of routes here, including some worthwhile lower-grade climbs - it is a pity the place isn't a little more extensive.

Routes

27 sport routes (2+...6c+)
Graded List of Routes
List of First Ascents
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Buttress (click for routes) No. of Routes Route Type Sunshine
or shade
Approach walk Other
West Face
The rock here is not as good as on the main cliff, and the base of the crag isn't too well...
11
Sport
Evening sun
Uphill

12 mins

sheltered
South Face
A fine lump of granite with as sunny an aspect as the name suggests. With a short approach and a...
16
Sport
Lots of sun!
Uphill

12 mins

sheltered
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