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Stefano Ghisolfi climbs the legendary Action Directe (9a) | Video

First 9a in the world: With Action Directe, Stefano Ghisolfi repeated one of the most iconic lines in the world last fall.

First Hubble, now Action Direct: That's what Buster Martin says about the 9a classics

After five days of planning, Buster Martin had what is probably the most famous route in the Franconian Jura in his pocket. Next to Alexander Megos, he is only the second climber to have climbed both Wolfgang Güllich's Action Directe and Ben Moon's Hubble - two absolute classics, often accompanied by the question of which was the world's first 9a.

Second Italian in grade 9a: Claudia Ghisolfi pulls TCT

Claudia Ghisolfi climbs her first 9a route in Gravere with TCT. After Laura Rogora, she is only the second Italian to conquer this level of difficulty. And she and her brother Stefano become one of those rare siblings who can both climb 9a.