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.


4 recorded ascents.

Climber Style FA Ascent Date Suggested Grade
Antoine Le Menestrel Lead (Worked) 1986
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