Siebe Vanhee climbs two difficult multi-pitch routes rope solo in the Verdon Gorge, the 8b Une Jolie Fleur even almost onsight.
Immerse yourself in the world of Belgian professional climber Siebe Vanhee, who authentically and genuinely portrays his first season on Yosemite's toughest big wall in the film Darkest Before Dawn. The infamous Dawn Wall proves to be a challenge in more ways than one.
Siebe Vanhee is currently showing nerves of steel in the Swedish climbing area Bohuslän. On his first day in the area, the Belgian secured only the third repetition of the infamous Savage Horse (9-R/X) line, which was one of the most difficult routes in Scandinavia when it was first climbed in 1999.
In 2013, bouldering legend Dave Graham opened Foundation's Edge (8C). Since then, the groin-heavy boulder has been considered a valid test piece in Fionnay. The strong Belgian Simon Lorenzi recently secured an incredibly fast repetition: in just one and a half hours he climbed the line on the third attempt.
At the end of November, Simon Lorenzi pulled the seat start version of the legendary Boulders Off the Wagen in Val Bavona. Now the strong Belgian is delivering the video of his ascent of the first 8c + boulder in Switzerland.
When it became known that the two Belgians Sébastien Berth and Siebe Vanhee were targeting the Dawn Wall, the rumor mill began to churn. Will they walk the route at record speed and maybe even devalue it? Two months later it became clear: The strong Belgians are having a hard time with the toughest multi-pitch route in the world and are taking a break.
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