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Fontainebleau Climbs

The Fontainebleau Climbs bouldering guidebook is the English language edition of the most popular French guide to the best boulder groups in the celebrated Fontainebleau climbing area, 50km south of Paris. It is the 2nd edition, with routes and maps updated and revised.

The forest of Fontainebleau is a world famous and unique bouldering venue - the sandstone boulders lying scattered over an area of some 1200 square kilometres, in a unique setting, a wilderness of silver birch, pine trees, beech and oak. This revised guidebook is ideal for all climbers, from beginners to experts - there is something for everyone. With descriptions of the sites, their circuits and grades, accommodation, child-friendly areas, where to go after rain or in hot weather, this easy to use guide is full of useful and practical advice.

To climb circuits at your grade, simply choose a colour that suits your climbing ability: from yellow for beginners to white or black for strong climbers. If you want to climb and bring your children, symbols show the sites best suited for you and your family. Easy to read full-colour maps show the starting point, layout and boulders of interest for each circuit. There are over 100 maps, just under 100 circuits and more than 3,000 routes, together with stories and anecdotes on the history of Fontainebleau climbing.

Review
If you are struggling to decide which guide to take on your Font trip, read our Rock + Run article Fontainebleau: Which Bouldering Guide? for some guaranteed inspiration.

Specification

  • Country: France
  • ISBN13: 9781898573869
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 240
  • Page Size: 121mm x 220mm
  • Published Date: 2012
  • Publisher: Baton Wicks Publications
  • Region: France - Fontainebleau
  • Manufacturer: Baton Wicks