02 - Departement Aisne

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Hottée du Diable

Situation:  Some kilometres west of Reims.
Climate:   At an altitude of 150 m. Sometimes snow, but often good conditions in winter.
Rock:       Sandstone
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Boulder problems:

175 boulder problems

 

Dario Santacroce on "Rêve de Gosse" (6b+)

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Dario Santacroce on "Rêve de Chlore variant" (6b+)

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Tamara Guillermain on "Red no. 4" (6b+), Photo: © Archive Santacroce

Dario Santacroce on "Les Fées" (6a+)

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Dario Santacroce on "La Desmaison" (5b)

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Dario Santacroce on "Blue no. 14" (4a)

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Secteur Dune

Situation:  Some kilometres west of Reims.
Climate:    At an altitude of 100 m. Sometimes snow, but often good conditions in winter.
Rock:        Sandstone

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Boulder problems:

14 boulder problems

 

Overview over the sector "La Dune", Photo: © Archive Santacroce

 

Dario Santacroce in a physical undercling concentrating on the following crimps

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Tamara Guillermain doing a nice roof which exits with a classic mantle

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Hottée de Gargantua

Situation:  Some kilometres north-west of Reims close to Laon.
Climate:   At an altitude of 250 m. Sometimes snow, but often good conditions in winter.
Rock:      Sandstone

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Boulder problems:

Numerous possibilities, also old circuits nearly faded away with time

 

 

Dario Santacroce in the amazing problem "Big Mama", a huge roof and a high exit

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Tamara Guillermain preparing for the dyno to the top

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Tamara Guillermain in "Petit agité" on a beautiful shaped large boulder

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