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Cap Canaille

Clément Hilger and Hélène Devofelarere soar with the gulls, La Traversée des Parpelles (4a/5.5) on the Bec de l’Aigle (Beak of the Eagle), a promontory at Cap Canaille that drops 500 feet on one side to the town of Ciotat and overlooks a luxury-yacht yard on the other. “The route is easy,” says Bié, but with the exposure “we were really happy to be roped.”

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Two climbers on a seaside cliff in Europe.