Category Archives: Climbing

Climbing in Chouchou place

Chouchou place is a nice little cliff just above Gréolères. Despite an elevation of 1,000 m, the cliff is South facing and very hot so it is perfect for sunny winter days. Central wall of Chouchou place, Gréolères (© P. Gatta)
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Climbing trip in Geyikbayiri

Anna and I spent two weeks in Turkey, climbing in Geyikbayiri, near Antalya. This cliff is amazing with over 700 sport routes of different styles. View from Antalya during a stormy day (© P. Gatta)
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Bouldering competition at Val de Grimpe

It looks like the climbers liked the 90 problems that we set for the Bouldering competition at Val de Grimpe. Here are 56 photos. Bouldering competition at Val de Grimpe (© P. Gatta)
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Mesa Verde topo updated

We have just updated the topo of Mesa Verde in Gorges du Loup. Thanks Marie-José, Julien and Axel for the infos. Mesa Verde. Anna dans Arrow Head (© P. Gatta)
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Climbing trip in Kalymnos

We will post a full report of our climbing trip to Kalymnos later, but here are some highlights and photos. Galatiani sector, Telendos Island behind (© A. Gatta)
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Bouldering in Bishop

Our climbing trip in Bishop has been pretty amazing; what a place! With over 2,000 problems recorded and even more unrecorded or unclimbed, the potential is phenomenal. Add to that a favorable weather 7 months a year, an easy access and many lodging options and you will understand why Bishop is a top bouldering destination… […]
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Climbing: Maladiere – Indiana Jaune

I had a fun yesterday climbing with Dakota Jones in La Maladiere. We did Indiana Jaune (TD+, 6b+, 270m), a pretty amazing limestone route. La Maladiere, Indiana Jaune (blue) and Noli Me Tangere in red (right), Tropiques rappels (left) (© P. Gatta)
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Climbing: Maladiere – Noli Me Tangere

We took the opportunity of a day of relatively good weather to climb Noli Me Tangere in La Maladiere, close to Cluses. Noli Me Tangere is a nice 280 meters route, graded ED, 7a+. La Maladiere, Noli Me Tangere in red (right), Tropiques rappels (left) (© P. Gatta)
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New full screen photo gallery

I just made a new full screen photo gallery of Everest, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Gasherbrum, Marathon des Sables, Gobi, Sahara, Jordan, Tour Mont Blanc, Atacama, Trail, rock climbing… Everest expedition (¬© P. Gatta)
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Trail running around Fitz Roy

After our trail running around Torres del Paine we left for El Chalten, our “base camp” until the end of our Patagonia trip. El Chalten is a small town at walking distance from the Cerro Torre and Fitzroy. #adventurelist Aguja Poincennot and Cerro Fitz Roy, Patagonia (¬© P. Gatta)
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