This bouldering program in the Fontainebleau Forest is suitable for both beginners are more experienced climbers who wish to discover one of the best bouldering spots in the world. Located just 60 kilometers away from Paris, the forest is also a great spot to escape the city for a day and spend some time in nature. Bouldering is a form of rock climbing that is performed without the use of harnesses or ropes and that is usually done on small rock formations. The Fontainebleau Forest is the perfect spot to give your first steps in the sport! If you are a beginner, we will spend some time covering the basic moves you’ll need for bouldering - both progression techniques and safety maneuvers. If you are more of an advanced climber, we will spend the day climbing in some of our favorite spots in the area. Although you don’t need any climbing experience to participate, take into account that bouldering is quite physical and you do need a good fitness level. Our day together will be a great escape from the city but you’ll also get your exercise fix! Dare try a new activity for a day as you discover the stunning Fontainebleau Forest. Come join us!
We, Gauthier, Ivan, Anabelle and Claire, have been taking people to hike and rock climb in the Fontainebleau Forest for several years now. Ivan holds a state certificate in Climbing in Natural Environments (DEJEPS) and is certified in Tree Climbing (he regularly takes people on tree climbing trips and sleeps in a hammock at the top!). He is also a certified Feldenkrais practitioner: he will teach you to avoid injury and maximize your efforts. Join him and discover the secrets of this beautiful area just 45 minutes away from Paris. If you’d like, you can even finish the day on a yoga mat.
Group equipment, crash pads
The Fointainebleau Forest and the Massif des Trois Pignons are located just 45 minutes away from Paris. The forest covers a total area of 250 km2.
You need a good fitness level to participate in the experience. No bouldering or climbing experience is required. Please check with your insurance provider that it covers this activity.
Bouldering in Fontainebleau, near Paris