Es Pontas - Most spectacular deep water soloing route

In 2006, top climber Chris Sharma made the first ascent of the Es Pontas route on the coast of Mallorca. It is still considered to be one of the most difficult and spectacular routes in the Deep Water Soloing discipline.

The line became famous among other things through the film King Lines from 2008. Reel Rock is now releasing further recordings of the ascent of Chris Sharma.

Chris Sharma on the first ascent of Es Pontas (9a +)

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