In the nineteenth edition of BETA, we talk to Sébastien Bouin about the world's second 9c sport climbing route. The Frenchman made the first ascent of DNA in the Verdon Gorge on April 29, 2022. Assessing the route was not easy for Bouin, as he reveals in an interview.
Last week, Katherine Choong managed to climb the difficult multi-pitch route La Ramirole (150, 8b) in the Verdon Gorge. In an interview, the strong Jurassic woman talks about her preparation, her struggle on the route and her feelings at the deflector.
The Frenchman Sébastien Bouin is currently concentrating on the biggest climbing project of his career: He wants to freely climb the sport climbing route "Project DNA". How difficult is the route? Can it be climbed? An overview.
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.
In 2019, Seb Bouin managed the first ascent of the most difficult route in France, La Rage d'Adam (9b / +). This video shows impressive pictures from the route.
Sébastien Bouin manages the first ascent of the most difficult route in France. He cautiously rates the route La Rage d'Adam with a 9b / +.