It' happens in Corsica...

Hi everyone,

In the articles below you will find information on climbing in Corsica (of course), but also films, books, interviews… in short, the thousand things that demonstrate the liveliness of climbing in Corsica yesterday and today.

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Happy reading or watching and happy climbing

Beyond the Rock – Climbing in Corsica (24/02/23)

During spring 2022, the GRIVEL team came to Corsica for a short climbing trip. Wandering from crag to crag, these strong climbers talk about climbing, gestures, friendship, success, failure and creativity. Grivel’s films give us many interesting points of view and beautiful images.

The crags visited: San Tonio in Aiacciu, Mescaline, Baraka and A Cupulata as well as short visit to the Teghje Lisce in Bavella.

Episode 2, Episode 3, Episode  4, Episode  5       (Italian with subtitles)

Corsican crags in videos by Make it easy (11/02/23)

Here is a small series of videos, each presenting a different crag. On granite, limestone or shale, it’s a pleasant way to get a good idea of the rock and the style of climbing before you go there to wear out your fingers.

Seven crags are available: Bastia: Les AntennesA Serra. Corti: Candide et MartinFrancardu. Bavella and its surroundings: A TanaL’OriuMurzella

Climbing at Teghie Lisce in the Bavella massif

« Of the rock I asked for the moon » tells the story of the ascent of the high difficulty route Octogénèse by Stéphanie Bodet. Long before this achievement, the poetry was taking form. A gesture, a hold, is food for thought and wonder: “Slab climbing is a form of meditation in motion, a yoga of the rock. This bare face, on which tiny features forbid me to pull too hard, teaches me detachment within action…”