Again Adam Ondra: 9b first ascent

Adam Ondra's success stories reach us faster than we can publish articles. Yesterday the over-climber managed another hard first ascent with the Eagle (9b) route in St. Leger.

On the way to France, Adam stopped in Charmey near Friborg at the beginning of February and briefly climbed the route that Pirmin Bertle had just begun meoise (originally 9b, after Adam's devaluation 9a +). Arrived in St. Leger, Adam reported the First ascent of a 9a + and duplicate it with a historical visit to: The first flash of a 9a +.

Trick erupted Adam screwed up an even faster on-the-spot

Adam didn't rest for long and wrote yesterday that he could have climbed a 9b with Eagle for the first time: “Today, it was dry, I felt strong, made it through the hard part and fell 5m from the anchor from totally easy terrain. Luckily, I could do it even second time in the late afternoon. "The ascent almost came much earlier, but a burst of kick in a promising attempt thwarted Adam's plans:" I got really close on my second day of trying , when only foothold break stopped me from sending. Then, I tried maybe 5 days more, but it was never completely dry, ”says Adam, describing the process up to the step through.

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Adam Ondra go the hard routes

Due to the outstanding fitness and the speed of Adam Ondra the Czech will soon go off the difficult routes. As the Spanish climbing magazine Desnivel summarizes, has Adam Ondra 28 has already climbed from 9 21 (or heavier) 16 routes worldwide, XNUMX in first ascent. Still no check mark could put under the following routes:

1. Ali-Hulk sit start extension (Rodellar), first ascent by Dani Andrada (2007), repetition by Magnus Midtboe (2010).

2. Jumbo love (Clark Mountain), first ascent by Chris Sharma (2008), repetition by Ethan Pringle (2015).

3. Delincuente natural extension (Rodellar), first ascent by Dani Andrada (2008), without repetition.

4. Neanderthal (Santa Linya), first ascent by Chris Sharma (2009), without repetition.

5. Bon combat (Cova de l'Ocell), first ascent by Chris Sharma (2015), without repetition.

6. Fight Club (Ravens Crag), first ascent by Alex Megos (2016), without repetition.

7. Rainman (Malham), first ascent by Steve McClure (2017, LACRUX reported), without repetition. Adam Ondra has tried the route though (LACRUX reported).

Video about Adam Ondra's ascent of Eagle in St. Leger

https://youtu.be/eTjZ2JHJDJo

Credits: picture Bernardo Gimenez, Route list ramp

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