Nice is the administrative capital of the Alps – Maritime department, the second largest city on the Mediterranean coast after Marseille and the fifth most populous city in France right after Paris, Marseille, Lyon and Toulouse. It is situated on the southeast coast of France by the Mediterranean Sea. The Nice urban area extends beyond the administrative city limits. The mild Mediterranean climate and the natural beauty of Nice along with the big sporting activity came to attention of various types of athletes.
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Rock Climbing in Shirley Peak, Wofford Heights, California USA
There is a great trail for rock climbing near Wofford Heights, offering pure fun and cool scenery. The trail is named Shirley Meadows Shebang and you can climb up the rock to Shirley Peak.
It has some parts for the inexperienced climbers and others for the expert ones. Climbers that are intermediate and advanced will have a blast. The pavement is smooth, promising to give you a good time and a good exercise. Main climbing is fire-road. The general area is hot and dry, but this trail seems more cool and refreshing, maybe because it has invigorating whoosh of a descent. Length of the trail is 25.7 mi/41.4 km. Elevation gain is at 4250 ft/1295 m, trail-head elevation is at 2650 ft/807.7 m and top elevation is at 6600 ft/2012 m.
It is highly recommended, before you start to climb, to look for detailed information on the Shirley Peak area, in the topographic map and the Alta Sierra USGS quad.