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04.04.2021 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sébastien Bouin at Saussois, the birthplace of French sport climbing

The video of Seb Bouin's climbing some classic routes at Le Saussois, known as the birthplace of French sport climbing.

31.07.2020 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Ben Moon / The British rock climbing legend interview

Interview with British rock climber Ben Moon, one of the world’s greatest rock climbers throughout the 1980’s and early 1990’s with landmark first ascents such one of Britain’s first 8a, Statement of Youth at Lower Pen Trwyn in Wales and Hubble at Raven Tor, hailed as the world’s first 8c+ and increasingly considered the world’s first 9a.

31.03.2020 by Planetmountain in Interviews

Eline & Marc Le Menestrel: Chouca and Buoux, yesterday, today and tomorrow

Chouca at Buoux is one of those routes that has marked the history of sport climbing. First ascended in 1985 by Marc Le Menestrel, it was recently repeated by his daughter Eline Le Menestrel. This was an excellent pretext to find out more about this legendary climb and why the crag Buoux continues to be in step with the times.

06.12.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel climbing The Nose, El Capitan

The video of Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel repeating The Nose, the famous big wall climb up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.

26.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

The Real Thing, the original bouldering movie with Ben Moon and Jerry Moffat

One of the most famous bouldering films, The Real Thing, featuring British climbers Ben Moon, Jerry Moffatt and Sean Myles, as well as Germany’s Kurt Albert and France’s Marc Le Menestrel.

21.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Anna Stöhr at Buoux climbs Antoine le Menestrel's La Rose et le Vampire

The video of Anna Stöhr repeating La Rose et le Vampire, the famous sports climb at Buoux in France first ascended in 1985 by Antoine le Menestrel.

20.11.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Sébastien Bouin repeats Agincourt at Buoux, France’s historic first 8c

At Buoux Sébastien Bouin has repeated Agincourt, France’s first 8c sports climb freed by Ben Moon in 1989.

19.09.2018 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nina Caprez in Rätikon repeats Headless Children

Swiss rock climber Nina Caprez has made the third free ascent of Headless children, the beautiful and difficult multi-pitch rock climb in the Rätikon massif in Switzerland.

03.12.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Bombé bleu at Buoux attempted by Nicolas Januel

Interest in the Buoux Bombé bleu project, also referred to as Chantier by French climbing legend Marc Le Menestrel who bolted the line in 1991, has been rekindled thanks to French climber Nicolas Januel who recently attempted the historic project.

10.11.2017 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Charles Albert frees Fontainebleau's first 8C+

French climber Charles Albert has freed the extension to La Révolutionnaire, suggesting 8C+. If confirmed, this becomes the first problem in Fontainebleau (France) to be graded 8C+ and also one of the hardest boulder problems in the world.

24.07.2017 by Vinicio Stefanello in Alpinism

Catherine Destivelle, climbing and alpinism there where it is dangerous to lean out

A portrait and two videos of Catherine Destivelle, one the most talented climbers and alpinists of all times.

10.04.2016 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma futuristic Old School climbing with Marc Le Menestrel

The video of Chris Sharma and Marc Le Menestrel and their route El Hombre Que No Ama at La Cova de l'Ocell in Spain.

12.12.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Chris Sharma back to the future on Magie blanche at Mouriès

American rock climber Chris Sharma tests his skills on Magie blanche, a sport climb at Mouriès in France bolted by Marc Le Ménestrel and freed by Didier Raboutou back in 1989. At the time, this slab was hailed as one of the hardest climbs in the world...

16.07.2015 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Nina Caprez and Marc le Menestrel repeat Hannibals Alptraum in Rätikon

Interview with Nina Caprez who, together with Marc le Menestrel, repeated Hannibals Alptraum, the smooth limestone testpiece first climbed in 1986 by Martin Scheel and Robert Bösch in Switzerland’s Rätikon massif.

06.03.2015 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Nalle Hukkataival reclimbs Alchemiste at Fontainebleau

Finnish boulderer Nalle Hukkataival has reclimbed l’Alchemiste, the superb boulder problem first climbed in 1997 by Marc Le Menestrel and unrepeated since the crux holds had been hammered off.

05.12.2014 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Adam Ondra, the 100 x 9a or harder interview

Interview with Czech climber Adam Ondra after his 100th sport climb graded 9a or harder.

20.11.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Bombé bleu at Buoux, work in progress for Iker Pou

The difficult project Bombé bleu at the French crag Buoux has recently been attempted by Iker Pou.

14.02.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Paul Robinson climbing Brad Pitt and The Ace at Stanage

Two short videos of Paul Robinson repeating the classic gritstone boulder problems Brad Pitt and The Ace at Stanage Edge in England.

26.01.2012 by Planetmountain in Climbing

Adam Ondra bouldering in Fontainebleau

Two videos documenting Adam Ondra's first bouldering trip to Fontainebleau, France.

26.02.2009 by Nicholas Hobley in Interviews

Jerry Moffatt interview

Interview with Jerry Moffatt, one of the most successful climbers in the world during the 1980's and 1990's, with important first ascents such as Stone Love 8b+ in Germany's Frankenjura and Liquid Ambar 8c+ at Lower Pen Trwyn, Wales and The Ace FB8B at Stanage, England.




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