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Fontainebleau (Le Calvaire)

Interesting bouldering area for problems from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (Fontainebleau grades).
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Aspect(s) : SW-S     Altitude : 150 m
Approach 5 min on flat ground.    Kids friendly ? area around the boulders dangerous for young kids.

Informations :

Between 50 and 100 problems, from 3a to 8a.   Bolting : sport climbing
Max Height : 6 m.
Rock : sandstone.    Characteristic(s) : vertical Vertical, steep wall Dévers, overhang Surplomb.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, slopers.
Landing quality : uneven or steep ground (1 crash pad and 1 spotter needed) or chaotic ground (many crash pads and numerous spotters needed).
Legendary problem(s) :
  • Le grand bleu 7c+ 2nd 7c+'s female boulder by Catherine Miquel on 1999.
  • Saveur du soir 8a 3rd 8a's female boulder by Catherine Miquel on 22 june 1999.
  • L'Aplat du Gain 8a+ 2nd 8a+'s boulder by Alain Ghersen on 1988
  • Danger: certains blocs sont instables au niveau des surplombs.

    Locations :

    Area : France, Île-de-France, Seine-et-Marne (77), Melun, Fontainebleau.
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