La Rage de Vivre | 8b+ Sport route at Buoux

Extension of La Rose et le Vampire.

The first 8b+ in France and one of the earliest 8b+s in the world.

Contributors: remus


4 recorded ascents.

Climber Style Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Antoine Le Menestrel Lead | worked 1986
First ascent.
Jerry Moffatt Lead | worked 1987
Second ascent?
Ben Moon Lead | worked Apr 1988

An early repeat. Over the space of 9 days Ben climbed the three hardest routes in France at the time: La Rage de Vivre, Le Minimum and Le Spectre du Sur-Mutant.

Jean-Baptiste Tribout Lead | worked Before 1st Jan 1991

Pre-1991. [1]

[1] The Power of Climbing, David Jones, 1991