In the French climbing area Buoux there is an impressive route that has not been conquered for decades: Le Bombé Bleu. Some have tried their hand at the imposing line: Ben Moon, Fred Rouhling or Chris Sharma. And now Lucien Martinez, Anatole Bosio and Charles Albert.
The French Lucien Martinez succeeds in ascent of the Fontainebleau classic The Big Island (8c). However, Lucien suggests 8b + as a rating.
The latest episode of Actiontalk TV and LACRUX's BETA program is dedicated to historical climbing routes such as Action Directe, Hubble and Akira. In exclusive interviews with the German climbing professional Alex Megos and the controversial Frenchman Fred Rouhling, we investigate the question of whether climbing history needs to be rewritten and what about the confused history of the 9b route Akira.
Fred Rouhling's Akira historic route was repeated by Seb Bouin and Lucien Martinez. Do they confirm the controversial Gra 9b?
In 2019, Frenchman Charles Albert climbed the Boulder No Kpote Only in Fontainebleau. He suggested 9a as a rating. Now there is the video of the inspection