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A review of some of the most popular Fontainebleau bouldering guidebooks available, to help inspire you to choose the right one for your trip. Get all the necessary information for a successful trip to Fontainebleau. Fontainebleau. France. Buy topo. Info; Map; Topo; Photos; Stories; Travel info; Get topo Fontainebleau is the most popular bouldering destination in the world and a. 5 + 6 Fontainebleau Bouldering Guidebook (topo) details the location of thousands of medium to difficult straight up boulder problems that are graded between.

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Also it gives a little heart symbol for particularly nice problems, which is nice. Grades Font uses the Fontainebleau grading system!

If you have specific problems in mind try them when they are in shade, it makes a huge difference. There are two aspects to preparing for a Font trip.


Hamfunk – on 21 Feb Bike Its possible to hire bikes in the bike shop in Fontainebleau town. In reply to Biuldering What do you want to get out of your trip?

It is recommended climbers insure themselves, against injury to person and property and third party risks.

Good mix of photos, maps, circuits, history. Any idea which one is the best? In reply to RossKirtley: Have a good one. Padadise Padadise rents out high quality crash pads.


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At Grade 6 and Above Publisher: Jon Stewart – on 20 Feb The Jingo-Wobbly guide has it’s own style, but its probably better for boouldering lower grades. To get the most out of a Font trip you really need a car, not alone to get to the boulders but for shopping and rest days. Tactics Boyldering working a problem use an analytical approach, check the topout, makes sure you have found all the holds, have a good think about the sequence before you pull on. As each circuit incorporates a wide range of climbing styles and surfaces you can be sure that even the easiest circuit will have some very difficult guiide, often slabs or chimney.

Interesting prices when booking direct. Part of the fun of Font, though, is just turning up in an area and climbing especially on a first visit.

But on the positive side there are thousands of problems and something to suit everyone, granted it might take years to find it, but somewhere out there is a hard problem, that will suit your style perfectly.

These guarantee vontainebleau won’t get lost while navigating to the right rock and that bad internet connection won’t stop you browsing the topos! All you need in town La Chapelle La Reine.

Although if you’re looking for a particular problem you’ll probably want a guide as well. Its possible to hire bikes in the bike shop in Fontainebleau town. Are you planning to take rest days? Try a level down. Crashpads available for rent. As they are not numbered, having a good guide book so you can find them is essential.


Supermarkets and bakery just around the corner. No other bouldering area in the world is as well documented as Font.

Clean your climbing shoes on a doormat before any climb. This is particularly relevant if you’ve never been before, as the grades will make no sense at all.

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You can almost follow the diagrams too. Bouldering pads can be rented from the following:.

Its good to mix it up though Odd that you picked up on Sabots as being polished, as someone mentioned Cuvier earlier! How To Travel To Fontainebleau Fly There are plenty of low cost airlines that fly into Paris and its satellite airports that offer good deals, although you may get stung on haulage costs for your mat.