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Khéops assis, 8B+, in a day by McColl

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Sean McColl on Fourmis rouges, 7C+, Cuvier rempart, Fontainebleau, France  © Marshal German
Sean McColl on Fourmis rouges, 7C+, Cuvier rempart, Fontainebleau, France
© Marshal German

Sean McColl a native of Vancouver, Canada, who's now residing on our side of the Atlantic (Toulouse to be more precise) just came back from a short trip to Fontainebleau.

Though the weather was pretty far from ideal and Sean only got to do some actual climbing on the last day of the trip. That day on the other hand, turned out quite successfully.

At Cuvier Rempart, Sean did a couple of the "Big four", Fourmis rouges and Big boss, as well as the classic Noir désir.

What's even more impressive however, was his one day ascent of the area test piece, Khéops assis, 8B+.

If we are to believe Sean's blog, and I can think of no reason not to, this was his first one day ascent of an 8B+.

Source: Mg

Sean McColl is sponsored by:

La Sportiva and Mammut


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Sean McColl
North Vancouver

Birthdate: September 3rd, 1987

Hometown: North Vancouver, Canada

Currently Living: North Vancouver, Canada

Height: 169cm...

Sean's Athlete Page 14 posts 1 video


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30 Jan, 2012
Apart from Ondra's flash of Confessions and Gecko assis, and Woods' flash of Entlinge?
30 Jan, 2012
Oh, and Immense sending from Sean!
30 Jan, 2012
HIS first one day ascent of an 8B+.
30 Jan, 2012
Apologies. Im sure it will be his first of many as well. Boys an absolute beast!
30 Jan, 2012
Kudos to him. People normally split the ascent with a bivy at the half way ledge.
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