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This is pure climbing history - the first 6A in the world and probably Fontainebleau's most famous boulder. An absolute must-do for every visitor - if you find a way through the crowds around. Applause guaranteed in case of success!

Slighlty overhanging wall with polished holds, followed by a sloper top-out. Even today not to be underestimated, especially for the shorter ones.

Ethic: inherited from Fontainebleau

The sandstone is fragile. To preserve the area (and the climbs) please follow the following rules: (1) Use chalk with caution and brush it off afterwards. (2) Chalk should only be used on hands, never directly on the rock! (3) Clean your climbing shoes on a doormat before any climb. This is essential to limit rock erosion.


Route History:

  • First Ascent: René Ferlet, 1946


Located in Bas Cuvier approx:
Lat/Long: 48.447045,2.638228

Route Grade Citations

6A Community registered grade
V4 Rooster

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 90%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

good amazing great fun cool classic awesome fall slippery polished

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