This week-end was the Vertik-trip, a Belgium competition. Some climbers were invited for this challenge of ultime problems and routes. Working the morning, and ultime try in the evening in front of a crazy public. I did third for the boulder problem, and first in the route. With my total of points, I won the competition. Edu Marin was second and Gabor Szekely third.
Congratulations to the organizers for this great event.
Treblinka, first try
This is my first news, and I would like to speak about my last trip: The Cimaï. Two weeks ago, I did Treblinka: 8b, it's an old, but really nice route. I'm so happy I've done it, because it's a legendary route in France.
Warm-up route: Rodéo, 7a.
Hampi: first days
Well, Alex, Ju and I just arrived in Hampi... Oaouh!!! It's so beautiful, but in the same time so hot: the summer season is ending. This is not the best for climbing, neither for my fingers... But anyway the landscapes are amazing, as the temples.
We can only climb at night, it's a short space of time: hope it's going to be enough to make some problems. There are boulders as far as the eye can see.
Liv's passport has been lost, so she's going to fly to bombay only on Sunday with Evrard. Everything is going to be OK...
I'm in Bombai with Julien Nadiras and Axel Ballai. We've just arrived from Geneva, and we'll take a bus this evening to Hampi (about 20 hours to go...).
There is a lot of poor people here, it's crasy to see that. I'll try to give you some news during my trip.
Hampi a few pictures. suite
New day, new spots, and new pictures...
My skin is so bad, but I'm so happy to climb here, that I go until the blood. All the day we meet new people and we climb together on new and classic spots.
David from switzerland in " Goan curner" a classic but so nice bulder.
To conclude Hampi trip
Hampi is really the sanctuary of rock climbing. You can see boulders on 360°, this is an amazing landscape.
Everybody is friendly and curious, it's funny when they ask why we wear those mats for going climbing. Poverty is omnipresent, and we can always see any bare children on the dirty ground.
Version du trip à la française.
A l'occasion de la sortie du sweetspot de Nike ACG sur notre trip en Chine, je vous fais une petite news.
Nike ACG a lancé un mode de communication original. En effet, le but est de réaliser des sweetspots aux quatres coins du globe sur les différents riders du team, pour présenter les différents produits que la marque distribue.