Pierre Allain, or The climbing revolution

EN – Alpinography, the biography of alpinists who impacted the world during their lifetime.
Episode 02, season 01.
Today’s subject: Pierre Allain.

Pierre Allain was a French alpinist from the 1930’s to the 1950’s, who revolutionized the world of rock climbing and mountaineering with his numerous inventions and innovations. Thanks to them, he cleared the first ascent of major faces in the French Alps.

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