Nils Favre commits Pied de Biche (8b +) in Valais

Nils Favre succeeds in committing the 8b + Boulder Pied de Biche in Plamproz near Verbier.

Nils tried three times before Pied de Biche (8b +), but always at around 20 degrees and thus suboptimal conditions. When the temperatures dropped by seven degrees, he sat in the car and drove from Neuchatel to Valais. With the first attempt on the first day with better conditions, the ascent was successful. "One more proof that good conditions can change everything. There are two hard mouvs but the hardest part is transitions and link sequences. on my first try of the day i crushed the boulder ”, Nils comments on the ascent.

Long story behind Pied de Biche

Originally the Boulder was a project of Théo Chappex, who gave up the boulder, after a stranger damaged the starting handle with a crowbar (French: Pied de Biche). The project was resumed and continued by Samuel Ometz and other strong guys like Nils Favre. Samuel Ometz 2014 managed the first ascent.

Credits: Picture Screenshot Video Nils Favre

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