Profile: Kévin Aglaé in Buoux, France


Living in Nice, France, Kévin Aglaé has no shortage of climbing to choose from—Ceuse, Gorges Du Loup, St. Leger, and numerous other world-class crags are within a close drive. So it's no surprise that this 21-year-old crusher, who started climbing when he was 10, has redpointed routes up to 5.14d, stood atop the podium in the French National Championships, and competes on the World Cup circuit. Here, Kevin describes his life as a climber and samples some of the classic routes and futuristic projects of France's old school sport climbing destination, Buoux.