Escalade Verbale, ESCALADE VERBALE, cult movie of the history of climbing.

The historic monument film ESCALADE VERBALE by Jean Kanapa is online!

For climbing lovers …

We dive into the 90s with this sociological report around cliff practice and the opening of tracks. Unpublished images of some great names of the time, unusual and spontaneous moments captured by Jean Kanapa that make this film a masterpiece. We never get tired of watching it! You will also see that the problems of time have not changed too much …

Thank you to CREPS Rhône-Alpes for providing us with this video absolutely untraceable and so precious! We hope to revive it as it should.

Enjoy ! ( french version only )

With the participation of :

  • Denis Garnier (Falaise du Cimaï – Var),
  • Bernard Gravier (Falaise de Presles – Isère),
  • Thierry Nief and Bruno Clément (Falaise de La Baleine – Vaucluse),
  • Fred Jabot and Stéphane Roux (Grotte des Branches – Ardèche),
  • Fred Roulhing (Vallée des eaux claires – Charentes),
  • Lucien Berardini and Pierre Rouzo (Falaise de Claret – Hérault).

Thanks to the director of CREPS Rhône-Alpes. © CREPS Rhône-Alpes, May 1999.

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