Seb Bouin has repeated the Akira route 25 years after the first ascent. The full-length video of the ascent is available here.
In the following video, Frenchman Sébastien Bouin climbs three mystical routes that his compatriot Fred Rouhling first climbed around 25 years ago.
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.
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.
Was Fred Rouhling a liar or a misunderstood person? This extremely interesting text was first published in 2005 under the title "The other side of Fred Rouhling" in ...
Fred Rouhling's Akira historic route was repeated by Seb Bouin and Lucien Martinez. Do they confirm the controversial Gra 9b?