VIDEO: Fontainebleau II with Iker Arroitajauregiby Björn Pohl - UKC May/2014
This news story has been read 4,222 times
In this video we get to see Iker Arroitajauregi, from the Basque country, Spain, repeat and first ascents of a string of difficult problems in Fontainebleau.
Featured in the video is Jan Hojer's Jour de chasse, which was originally given 8C, but now it seems more likely that it is closer to 8B+.
The reason is better beta for the start. Where Jan made a sort of campus move to the big hole, forcing him to hold the big swing with one arm, all repeaters have used a high left foot enabling them to reach the hold statically i.e cheating if you ask Jan ;)
Iker Arroitajauregi is sponsored by: Boreal, Crimps&Slopes, Mushroom pads and S'cape
This week's Friday Night Video is of Dani Arnold and David Lama's expedition to Alaska in 2015. On this trip... Read more
In case you somehow missed Alex Honnold's recent trip/lecture tour to the UK, the BMC have put together this short film about... Read more
James McHaffie has added to his impressive string of new ascents this year with a new route on the big, bold and adventurous area... Read more
In late February, German climber Markus Jung went to Fontainebleau for a weekend. He used his time time well and managed to... Read more
German climber Jonas Winter has repeated Vincent Pochon's The Big Island, ~8C, at Coquibus Rumont, Fontainebleau. It... Read more