Seb Bouin


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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 yeux plus gros que l'antre.

 

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Seb Bouin on the first ascent of The Dream (9b)  © Etienne Tafary / tchaloprosuctions

News New 9b for Seb Bouin in Albania

Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of a new 9b, calling it 'The Dream.' The route is at Brar in Albania and was bolted by Adam Ondra in 2018.

Bouin on Patanics which was first climbed by Jorge Diaz Rullo  © Julia Cassou
Bouin on Patanics which was first climbed by Jorge Diaz Rullo  © Julia Cassou

News Seb Bouin repeats Patanics and suggests downgrade to 9a+

Seb Bouin has made the second ascent of Jorge Diaz Rullo's Patanics at Rodellar. Rullo graded the route 9b, although Bouin has suggested a grade of 9a/+ when compared to his recent ascents of Mamichula (9b), Move (9b/+) and La Rage...

Seb Bouin on La Rage d'Adam 9b/+  © Julia Cassou
Seb Bouin on La Rage d'Adam 9b/+  © Julia Cassou

News New 9b/+ for Seb Bouin in the Verdon Gorge

Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of La Rage d'Adam in the Verdon Gorge and graded it 9b/+, making it the hardest sport route in France. Seb had been occasionally trying the route since 2015, around the time that Ondra dismissed it as being 'too...

Seb Bouin climbing Move at Flatanger  © Raphael Fourau
Seb Bouin climbing Move at Flatanger  © Raphael Fourau

News Seb Bouin repeats Ondra's Move, 9b/+

Seb Bouin has made the second ascent of Adam Ondra's Move (9b/+) at Flatanger, Norway. The route is 55m long and can be divided...

Seb Bouin on Mamichula (9b) at Oliana  © Jan Novak
Seb Bouin on Mamichula (9b) at Oliana  © Jan Novak

News 2nd ascent of Mamichula (9b) for Seb Bouin

French climber Seb Bouin has made the second ascent of Adam Ondra's Mamichula (9b) at Oliana. The route links together...

Seb Bouin on La cote d’usure, 9a+, Gorges du Verdon  © Tilby Vattard
Seb Bouin on La cote d’usure, 9a+, Gorges du Verdon  © Tilby Vattard

News La cote d'usure, 9a+ FA by Seb Bouin in the Gorges du Verdon

Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of one of his long standing projects in the Gorges du Verdon in...

Seb Bouin on Les yeux plus gros que l'antre, 9a+/b, Russan, France  © Raphaël Fourau
Seb Bouin on Les yeux plus gros que l'antre, 9a+/b, Russan, France  © Raphaël Fourau

News Les yeux plus gros que l'antre, 9a+/b, first ascent by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of Les yeux plus gros que l'antre, 9a+/b, at Russan in southern...

Seb Bouin on the La côte d\'usure project in the Ramirole sector, Verdon  © Tilby Vattard
Seb Bouin on the La côte d\'usure project in the Ramirole sector, Verdon  © Tilby Vattard

News Two 9a's in a week by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on La rage d'Adam, a project in the Verdon gorge  © Black Diamond equipment
Seb Bouin on La rage d'Adam, a project in the Verdon gorge  © Black Diamond equipment

News Seb Bouin: The silent crusher

Seb Bouin on La Novena enmienda, 9a/+, Santa Linya, Catalunya  © Raphaêl Fourau
Seb Bouin on La Novena enmienda, 9a/+, Santa Linya, Catalunya  © Raphaêl Fourau

News Novena enmienda, 9a/+, by injured Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on Mangarbo, 9a/+, Villanueva del Rosario, Andalusia  © Victor Romera
Seb Bouin on Mangarbo, 9a/+, Villanueva del Rosario, Andalusia  © Victor Romera

Video Mangarbo, 9a/+, by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on L'homme demain, 9a/+, Ramirole, Verdon  © Jan Novak
Seb Bouin on L'homme demain, 9a/+, Ramirole, Verdon  © Jan Novak

News L'homme demain, 9a/+, first ascent by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on Thor's hammer, ~9a?, Flatanger, Norway  © Rockvision
Seb Bouin on Thor's hammer, ~9a?, Flatanger, Norway  © Rockvision

News Seb Bouin repeats Thor's Hammer, 9a

Seb Bouin on Mangarbo, 9a/+, Villanueva del Rosario, Andalusia  © Victor Romera
Seb Bouin on Mangarbo, 9a/+, Villanueva del Rosario, Andalusia  © Victor Romera

News Action in the Villanueva del Rosario cave by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on A muerte bilou, 9a, La Ramirole, Verdon, France  © Pierre Délas/Kairn
Seb Bouin on A muerte bilou, 9a, La Ramirole, Verdon, France  © Pierre Délas/Kairn

Video A muerte Bilou, 9a, by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on  l'intégrale du toît d'Orsay, ~8C  © Pierre Délas/Kairn
Seb Bouin on  l'intégrale du toît d'Orsay, ~8C  © Pierre Délas/Kairn

News Seb Bouin repeats l'intégrale du toît d'Orsay, ~8C

Seb Bouin  ©  François "Ponpon" Poncet
Seb Bouin  ©  François "Ponpon" Poncet

News Kmira, another 9a+ by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on Chilam Balam, ~9b, Villanueva del Rosario, Andalusia, Spain  ©  François "Ponpon" Poncet
Seb Bouin on Chilam Balam, ~9b, Villanueva del Rosario, Andalusia, Spain  ©  François "Ponpon" Poncet

Interview Seb Bouin about Chilam Balam

Seb Bouin on Parejito, 8c+/9a, Verdon  © Pierre Délas
Seb Bouin on Parejito, 8c+/9a, Verdon  © Pierre Délas

Video Chilam balam, 9b, by Seb Bouin

Seb Bouin on Tierra Negra, ~9a/+, Margalef, Spain  © Bouin coll.
Seb Bouin on Tierra Negra, ~9a/+, Margalef, Spain  © Bouin coll.

News Tierra Negra, 9a/+, by Seb Bouin


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