Wet sandstone is fragile. How can you tell when the rock is strong enough to climb on it? Look, Feel and Sound
As climbers what can we do to look after Fontainebleau forest and how does it help?
From formation of sandstone to cave dwellers, Royal knights, Glass, Romantic art history and biodiversity. What climbers need to appreciate
Here are some thoughts on opening new boulder problems in Fontainebleau. Not just the how, but the why and whether.
Si vous grimpez à Fontainebleau, vous devez absolument lire ceci....
If you are climbing in Fontainebleau, this is an absolute MUST READ ....
This is the report of the findings from the chalk demo day where 20 women tested the performance of 5 different chalks that are promoted as ecologically friendly in terms of extraction and carbon...
Eco Chalk review day by Bettybeta at Hautes Plaines. See claims, locations, and prices
As climbers do we need to be responsible about the amount of chalk we use? Is it an environmental menace? how does it impact our crag?
‘Clean’. A beautiful song about the forest from a climbers point of view
A true story about a story made up on a walk with my children along a blue trail through the forest
The timeless emotions of climbing in Font, put beautifully into words by Jessica James Reynolds
Two great videos on things to think about when visiting Fontainebleau
Find out how to add beta and videos to Betty Beta to share your ideas with other climbers
How can you help us? By informing us of everything you've climbed :-)
Making Betty Beta work for you - 'find your next project' tool
How can Betty Beta help you have a better climbing day?
What is Betty Beta, and why do you need it in your life?
When climbing outdoors it's important to respect the environment, rock and other people in order to make the experience pleasant for everyone and help to ensure continued access to Fontainebleau...
Why are we so obsessed with what we have on our feet? Does it really make a difference what shoes you wear?
Bouldering has it's impact on the forest, no matter how hard we try to 'leave no trace'
Investigating the reasons why women are less likely to post videos of their own achievements. It seems that social conditioning and modesty play a big part in reticence to share personal...
The less you can go in the wild, the better. But if nature calls at the crag, do your business right.
As with any other community, relations between climbers are very much a reflection of the good and the bad in society more broadly — and it is no different when it comes to female rivalry.
An active group of supportive women can help us reach the full potential of what this site can be. Here's what you can do to help.
There aren't many truly supportive, friendly places on the internet. Let's all go out of our way to be the exception to that rule.
Why is Bettybeta called Betty Beta? The associations behind the name
There are still too many women with potential following their boyfriends around as a second fiddle.
It doesn't matter how excited you are to fall pregnant, as a climber you cannot help but be a little apprehensive about the changes you will have to make.
For my first few trips here I came with strong climbers, mainly guys, who wanted to go home with a number of 'ticks'. So what changed? CIRCUITS!