The exceptional Spanish climber Jorge Diaz-Rullo scores another tough line with Bibliography (9b+).
The American Matty Hong repeats Biography in Ceüse, the first sport climbing route with a difficulty level of 9a+. It was drilled in 1989 by Jean-Christophe Lafaille. The American Chris Sharma managed a first free ascent in 2001.
At the end of July, Alexander Megos made the first ascent of Ratstaman Vibrations (9b). Now there's the video for it. Since this success in Ceüse, the German professional climber has been unstoppable. In October in Margalef he scored 14 routes between 8c and 9b within three weeks.
The German climbing pro Alexander Megos causes a stir with another extreme first ascent in the climbing Mecca Ceüse: Ratstaman Vibrations. Drilled in 2012 by Chris Sharma in the Face de Rat sector, the line has been attempted by numerous top climbers and traded as a potential 9c. Megos keeps quiet about the level of difficulty and speaks of one of the best routes in the 9b range.
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