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Watch Seb Bouin Send the First 5.14d in France

Hugh was first climbed in 1993 by Fred Rouhling

Top French climber Seb Bouin at Les Eaux Claires with a send of Hugh, the first 5.14d in France established in 1993 by Fred Rouhling. It had only been repeated in 2001 by Italy’s Alessandro Lamberti before Bouin. The route follows a series of gnarly pockets on steep terrain to a famous dyno.

Bouin had also climbed De l’autre Côté du Ciel 5.14d at Les Eaux Claires by Rouhling, Akira 5.14d by Rouhling and has sent up to 5.15+ with Move 5.15b/c and made the first ascent of La Rage d’Adam 5.15b/c.