Pouvreau and Pinet in The Verdonby Björn Pohl - UKC Jul/2011
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Kairn reports Gérôme Pouvreau and his girlfriend Florance Pinet have made the possibly* first and second ascent of the 7 pitch Une jolie fleur dans une peau de vache, 6b, 8b, 7b, 8a, 5c, 8a, 6b,in the Verdon Gorge. By the looks of it, nice relaxed climbing mixed with hard pitches.
Gérôme completed the line on the first day, while Florence did it on the second.
*To be able to climb the line, they first had to clean it, but they are still unsure whether it had been done before or not.
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