In January of this year, Michaela Kiersch was only the third woman to climb the 9a+ route la Rambla in Siurana. With this rare ascent, the strong American joins the illustrious group of 9a+ climbers. Only seven women worldwide have cracked this level so far. Now there is her inspection as a video.
found during her studies Michaela Kiersch the past few years only limited time to project hard tours. Nevertheless, you get routes like Dreamcatcher (9a) or Boulder up to grade 8B+. With the completion of her doctorate, her time resources grew with her goals: With La Rambla The 28-year-old dedicated herself to what is probably the best-known 9a+ route in Spain. In the video of her ascent, Michaela Kiersch not only shares impressive pictures of the ascent, but also the associated commitment. A must see.
Video: Michaela Kiersch is the third woman to climb the test piece La Rambla (9a +)
That might interest you
- Michaela Kiersch climbs her first 8b+ boulder with Hailstorm
- Alex Puccio and Michaela Kiersch boulder Tigris sit (8B+)
- Michaela Kiersch commits Dreamcatcher (9a) | Video
Do you like our climbing magazine? When launching the climbing magazine Lacrux, we decided not to introduce a paywall because we want to provide as many like-minded people as possible with news from the climbing scene.
In order to be more independent of advertising revenue in the future and to provide you with even more and better content, we need your support.
Therefore: Help and support our magazine with a small contribution. Naturally you benefit multiple times. How? You will find out here .
+ + +
Credits: Cover picture Colette McInerney | Petzl