The video of Seb Bouin's climbing some classic routes at Le Saussois, known as the birthplace of French sport climbing.
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.
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.
The video of Nina Caprez and Eline Le Menestrel repeating The Nose, the famous big wall climb up El Capitan in Yosemite, USA.
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.
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.
At Buoux Sébastien Bouin has repeated Agincourt, France’s first 8c sports climb freed by Ben Moon in 1989.
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.
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.
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.
A portrait and two videos of Catherine Destivelle, one the most talented climbers and alpinists of all times.
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.
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...
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.
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.
Interview with Czech climber Adam Ondra after his 100th sport climb graded 9a or harder.
The difficult project Bombé bleu at the French crag Buoux has recently been attempted by Iker Pou.
Two short videos of Paul Robinson repeating the classic gritstone boulder problems Brad Pitt and The Ace at Stanage Edge in England.
Two videos documenting Adam Ondra's first bouldering trip to Fontainebleau, France.
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.