Steve McClure climbs Le Voyage (E10 7a)Fri Night Vid


This week's Friday Night Video covers Steve McClure's ascent of James Pearson's Le Voyage (E10 7a) at Annot, France. Le Voyage follows a discontinuous crack for forty metres up a gently overhanging face. When the crack runs out, a series of pockets takes its place, with just enough gear to make it safe, before another thin crack leads to the top of the cliff.

Annot has been a developing trad hot spot in France since 2005 due to its abundance of crack features and has seen a flurry of activity in recent weeks as climbers have flocked to the crag to repeat Pearson's line. Upon climbing the route back in 2017, James told UKC that Le Voyage was 'the best new trad route I have ever done', and emphasised that the quality of the route exceeded its grade. 

Read our interview with Steve on the route here:

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It's being mobbed!

13 May

anyone else watch Steve climbing and just wonder what he could climb if he ever ties his laces?!?

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