VIDEO: Seb Bouin climbs La Rage d'Adam 9b/+

Last year, Seb Bouin made the first ascent of La Rage d'Adam (9b/+) at the Ramirole crag in the Verdon Gorge. He had been attempting the route sporadically since 2015 and made it one of his main objectives for 2019.

The route is particularly cruxy with a short 8c section followed by a hard boulder problem on small pinches and underclings through an overhang. The video below does a particularly good job of showing the difficulty of a 9b/+ route with some spectacular footage:

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Seb is one of the most accomplished sport climbers in the world with many hard routes including quite a few in the 9a-9b range under his belt including Mamichula, Chilam Balam and his own Les...

Seb's Athlete Page 22 posts 2 videos

13 Feb

Outstanding. Really inspiring.

14 Feb

Wow. Heaven - the beauty of the place, the simplicity of the life, the mind-blowing level of difficulty.

15 Feb

Wow, the controlled pace of his climbing. Flipping between quick and accurate and then slower through the easier sections. Georgeous place!