Keyword: Charles Albert
9A boulder climbed: The French barefoot climber Charles Albert makes the first ascent of L'Ombre du voyageur.
We have compiled a list of the most difficult boulders in the world from difficulty level 8C+. There are currently five 9A boulders: Alphane, Megatron, Return of the Sleepwalker, Burden of Dreams and Soudain Seul, with Alphane and Burden of Dreams being the only ones that have been repeated and graded.
Charles Albert is known for climbing boulder blocks barefoot. This video shows him on the first ascent of an 8c boulder in the Gorges des Usses.
In the French climbing area Buoux there is an impressive route that has not been conquered for decades: Le Bombé Bleu. Some have tried their hand at the imposing line: Ben Moon, Fred Rouhling or Chris Sharma. And now Lucien Martinez, Anatole Bosio and Charles Albert.
The Val Bavona in Ticino has been the playground of the international bouldering elite for years. In the recent past, the French Charles Albert, the Japanese Daisuke Ichimiya and Giuliano Cameroni moved out and opened new blocks.
The French professional climber Seb Bouin and his compatriot Charles Albert visited the sport climbing Mecca Céüse to plan the Ratstaman Vibration route.
In 2019, Frenchman Charles Albert climbed the Boulder No Kpote Only in Fontainebleau. He suggested 9a as a rating. Now there is the video of the inspection
The French boulderer Charles Albert manages the second 9a Boulder in the world: No Kapote only in Fontainebleau.
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