ALAIN GHERSEN

MOUNTAIN GUIDE, INSTRUCTOR AT ENSA

 
Specialities
To have no speciality.
 
Favorite places
Bleau, Mont Blanc, Yosemite.
 
Memorable moment
A visit to the area known as 'du rocher Gréau' at Fontainebleau one day last autumn. An amazing day with virtually perfect friction, doing five or six unmarked 6b to 7b+ boulders.
 
CD, book, film
Kind of blue (Miles Davis), l'Écriture ou la vie (Georges Semprun), Le juge et l'assassin (Bertrand Tavernier).
 
 
Do not stay at ground level! Do not raise yourself up too high! The world appears most beautiful at the mid-point.
Nietzsche, Le Gai Savoir/The Gay Science

 

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