Category Archives: Fontainebleau

A week in Font

So this way my fourth trip to Font and Charlie’s third, does this make us veterans or are we still merely novices??   After a long drive through every conceivable weather condition on Sunday our hopes weren’t high for getting … Continue reading

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Disnebleau oct 09

Day 1 – operation stack!! As we all know, the drive is long.  Around 30mins from our travel lodge, it became longer.  The A20 was at a standstill.  I did notice that to go 1 mile took roughly 30mins.  There … Continue reading

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Font Geology

Good article describing how the geology of font came about.  It explains where the beaches came from. http://www.iop.krakow.pl/iop/pliki/04010215-10.pdf   About 23 million years ago, the area now known as Fontainbleau was on the coast.  Sand was deposited in marine beach … Continue reading

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Fontalicious

  And so the countdown to Font nears its conclusion. Just six and a bit weeks to wait and so much remains outstanding: Will Mark throw himself from another boulder to again hurt his ankle thereby providing him an excuse … Continue reading

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David and Charlie’s Trip to Font

Leaving the rest behind David and I (that’s Charlie) headed to Font for a few days bouldering before going to Normandy.   We arrived in Font on Wednesday afternoon after the drive from Dover, having managed not to get lost … Continue reading

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mark on the hole – orange at cuvier

 

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dave on blue8 at cul de chien

 

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blue moon arete at cuvier

 

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Injured for Font?

Me (mark)  and dave went to shaftoe for a bit of conditioning for font, and now its a race against time for my ankle.  With the mat placed over a crap landing I went up without much bother on an … Continue reading

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