Alex Megos climbs Ravage and two 8c / + in one day

After the German Alexander Megos with the celebration of speed on Voralpsee heard of himself (LACRUX reported), he continues his trip to Switzerland and attacked in the Basel Jura. There he made short work and commits three routes 8b + and heavier in a single day.

The strong climber could take the historic route Ravage (8b + / c) as well as the classics Enfant de la Bohême (8c / +) and L'appel de la Foret (8c) do not resist for long. On the evening of his first day in the Basler Jura, Alex reports: “It's been hot but we still had a great time and finishing off the day with doing the trilogy of Ravage, Enfant de la Bohême and L'appel de la Foret made it a perfect day ! "

Yesterday Alex Megos went one better with In the Empire of the Shogun

One day after the trilogy (yesterday), the next message came to us. Alex climbed In the kingdom of the shogun (9a). The route on the Tüfletenflue above Dornach was first attempted by Eric Talmadge in 1987. It took 13 years of planning before he succeeded in the first ascent. Adam Ondra got the first repetition in 2009. He needed five attempts spread over two days for the ascent.

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