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Description

The holy grail of bouldering. Every serious boulderer should visit Fontainbleau at least once in his life. You'll find a beautiful landscape, perfect rock and the need for a wide variety of climbing skills!

Approach

Located close to Paris, so there are many options to get there. Generally, a car is recommended to reach most of the sectors. From the La Musardière campsite, the Trois Pignos sectors can be easily reached by bike (or even by foot)

Trains to Bois-le Roi and Fontainebleau-Avon leave from the Gare de Lyon in Paris. From them, several sectors can be reached by a short hike of about 30min.

Where to stay

Campsite La Musardière for direct access to the Trois Pignos area. Several other campsites are around, but they require a car to reach the sectors.

History

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1908 the Paris Alpin club marked the first parcours to practice techniques for the higher montains. Since then, Fontainbleau has always been on the forefront of the development of bouldering. Examples are 'L'angle Allain' 5+ (1935, Pierre Allain), 'La Marie Rose' 6A (1946, René Ferlet), 'La Joker' originally 6C, nowadays a hard 7A (1952, Robert Paragot), 'L‘Abbatoir' 7A (1960, Michel Libert), 'Carnage' 7B (1983, Jérôme Jean-Charles, 1983), 'La Bérézina' 7C (1977, Pierre Richard), 'C‘était demain' 8A (1984, Jacky Godoffe), 'Fat Man' 8B (1984, Jacky Godoffe).

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Areas

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Style
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Ticks
Height
Grades
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Coquibus Sector
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Cuvier Sector
438
245
4m
Apremont Sector
56
78
4m
Franchard Sector
356
194
3m
1,604
823
4m
18
354
239
3m
2
448
99
5m
8
Larchant Sector
237
156
3m
8
Nemours Sector
31
36
Malesherbes Sector
192
66
4m
5

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