VIDEO: Barefoot French Climber Sends V12 TraverseWatch barefoot boulderer Charles Albert send La Valse Aux Adieux (8C traverse/V12) in Fontainebleau, France.
EpicTV: This Climber Climbs 8C Boulders Barefoot | Relais Vertical, Ep.26
The episode that climbing shoe companies won’t sponsor! This week we meet Charles Albert. He has been climbing in Fontainebleau as long as he can remember. Now he is 18, and he’s probably the only guy who climbs 8th grade problems, barefoot.
Located in the Indian Himalayas, in Kashmir, Cerro Kishtwar had been climbed three times prior, all via different routes. But until Stephan Siegrist, Thomas Huber and Julian Zankar no team had yet succeeded on the plumb-line directly up the northwest face.read more
The Japanese climber, known for bold traditional ascents in his own country, joins an elite club of climbers with his ascent.read more