Céüse will not be blocked! The project of the European Space Agency ESA described in the broadcast of April 1st is fictitious.
The European Space Agency ESA is planning a new research site in Europe, in the middle of France - on the Céüse plateau. Climbing could be over by 2030. What is behind it and what can we do about the project?
During a short stay at the foot of Mount Ventoux, Alexander Megos scored numerous routes and opened a new 9a + line: Et pour quelques dégaines de plus.
Last Saturday, Katherine Choong managed to climb the La Ligne Claire (8c +) route in the French climbing area of St-Léger.
Seb Bouin has repeated the Akira route 25 years after the first ascent. The full-length video of the ascent is available here.
Théo Blass climbs an 8c sport climbing route for the third time. After eight sessions on the Super Samson route, he got the red point ascent.
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.
In the following video, Frenchman Sébastien Bouin climbs three mystical routes that his compatriot Fred Rouhling first climbed around 25 years ago.
The Belgian Simon Lorenzi climbs the most famous and one of the most difficult bouldering problems: The seated start version of the boulder The Big Island in Fontainebleau.
The French Lucien Martinez succeeds in ascent of the Fontainebleau classic The Big Island (8c). However, Lucien suggests 8b + as a rating.
In November 2020, Sébastien Bouin and Lucien Martinez climbed what is perhaps the most controversial route in climbing history: Akira in the climbing area Le Périgord, France. Following this article, there is now the video of the repetition of Seb Bouin.
In autumn 2019, the Frenchman Seb Bouin scored the most difficult route in France to date: La Rage d'Adam in the Verdon Gorge. The video now published by Hugo Parmentier shows him planning the route - and how crazy the sequences are.
Cédric Lachat closes the year with a difficult route: Supercrackinette (9a +) in Saint-Léger du Ventoux, France.
This video introduces the French Julia Chanourdie and shows her in the Route Eagle-4 (9b) Saint Léger du Ventoux
The IOC confirmed that sport climbing will take part in the Summer Olympics in Paris in 2024 - and in a separate competitive mode.