Jean-Pierre Ouellet

Age: 33, Years climbing: 18, Hometown: Montreal, Favorite product: MIURA


Do you clip bolts, plug cams, stack pads, or crush ice?

All of the above, but plugging cams in splitter cracks is my favourite!

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

Just got on board

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

there's so many... I guess most of my climbing goals involve some kind of finger jamming in splitter cracks...

Do you have a claim to fame?

I'm kind of crazy about crack climbing...

Do you have any vices?

Coffee! More Coffee!!!

What makes you tick as a climber and in the real world?

People who are passionate about what their doing.

What drives you to climb? The money? The groupies? The fame? What?

Definitely the money... LOL!

What is your favorite movie?

The Big Lebowski and Snatch

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

Peewee. To make a long story short... let's say that I'm not the biggest guy around...

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

~30 hours. A buddy and I were trying to go "light and fast " on some wall in Alaska... But obviously we were a bit too heavy and not fast at all...

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?

New Hampshire! Live Free or Die!

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

Almond butter + apple + cheese sandwich

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

see pictures. El Cap, Fitz Roy, Indian Creek, Cobra Crack, so many cool things...

What really scares you about climbing?

falling on the ground...

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

Crack Addict

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

I would split my time between El Chalten, Moab, and Chamonix.

Have no food or have no gasoline?

No Gas. I can always run or walk to the crag...

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

It would be hard to have sexier feet than mine...