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Warrior’s Leap

Cliff, Viewpoint in Maré
  • 7 km from La Roche, legend has it that a warrior, cornered by his enemies, crossed with a single leap this seven-metre-wide ravine in the cliffs overlooking Allier Bay.

  • The region east of La Roche is not protected by a lagoon and so the deeply carved cliffs fall steeply into the Pacific. As is the case at Warrior's Leap. Here, legend has it that Hnor, a warrior of the Si Hnathege clan, cornered by the men of the Si Gurewoc clan, crossed with a single leap a 7 m wide ravine, and that given their momentum, his surprised enemies, who were much less agile than Hnor, were dashed on the rocks 40 m below. The site, now secure, dominates the immense bay of Allier...
    The region east of La Roche is not protected by a lagoon and so the deeply carved cliffs fall steeply into the Pacific. As is the case at Warrior's Leap. Here, legend has it that Hnor, a warrior of the Si Hnathege clan, cornered by the men of the Si Gurewoc clan, crossed with a single leap a 7 m wide ravine, and that given their momentum, his surprised enemies, who were much less agile than Hnor, were dashed on the rocks 40 m below. The site, now secure, dominates the immense bay of Allier to the distant Cap Roussin.
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