The VS Challenge - By Dave Talbot Here I am, up here-somewhere cold, somewhere in the Alps. God help me - we started at 2 am and now it's my lead on pitch 10 or 11, I am not sure. Doesn't matter anyway I am bloody stuck here, scratching around trying to find that solid feeling hook placement ...Read more
This Bouldering mecca is set 90km south of Paris in forest that surrounds the town of Fontainebleau and the bouldering quality is world class and vast. This well known area has impressed all that visit, for it's beauty, charm and variety of boulders.
The bouldering at Fontainbleau has all styles and suits all abilities. The focus of this holiday is to enjoy some fantastic bouldering and develop your technique, movement and overall performance. Group sizes are kept small so there will be plenty of one-on-one coaching. What ever your strengths, weaknesses or experience, there will be a lot to gain from this holiday.
Being close to the UK means that you can drive if you wanted to extend your trip and head out into Europe before or afterwards, or pop into Paris for a long weekend. If your flying the best airport to fly into from the UK is Charles De Gaulle Airport, from here its a 1hr 10 minute transfer to the center of Fontainbleau.
The accommodation here is self-catering apartments and Gites.
When to Go
One week (6 nights): holidays and courses depart on Saturdays or Sundays
Long weekend (3 nights): Friday - Monday inclusive
Fontainebleau - Bouldering 10th Aug - 17th AugA bouldering trip to the mecca that is Fontainebleau. The focus of this holiday is to enjoy some fantastic bouldering and develop your technique, movement and overall performance. This 7 day trip will give you a real taste of bouldering, simply a must for any climber.
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