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Seb Bouin Takes On Fred Rouhling’s Unrepeatable 9a’s

Seb Bouin takes on Fred Rouhling's iconic trio of 9a's at Les Eaux Claires--- Akira, Hugh and De L' Autre Côté du Ciel.

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In the fourth episode of The Vintage Rock Tour, Seb Bouin takes on the classic crag of Les Eaux Claires, on the west coast of France.

[Also Read Fred Rouhling’s Akira, World’s First Proposed 5.15b In 1995, Finally Repeated; Downgraded To 5.14d]

Famous for its trio of Fred Rouhling 9a’s—Akira, Hugh and De L’ Autre Côté du Ciel—Seb’s mission to repeat all three is a tricky one, and he must use all his experience and focus to work out a solution for each route.


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