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.
Almost exactly ten years after he was able to climb his first 9b+ route with La Dura Dura, Chris Sharma strikes again: In Siurana he manages the first ascent of Sleeping Lion (9b+). With this new King-Line, the 41-year-old American puts the icing on the cake of his long climbing career.
On March 24, 2013, a murmur went through the climbing world when the then 19-year-old Alex Megos managed the world's first onsight ascent of a 9a climbing route with Estado Critico. An achievement that not only made the Franconian famous all of a sudden, but also significantly influenced his path as a climber.
Michaela Kiersch manages the red point ascent of La Rambla in Siurana, probably the most famous 9a + route in Spain. After Margo Hayes and Chaehyun Seo, the American is only the third woman to do so.
The South Korean Chaehyun was only the second woman to climb the route La Rambla (9a +) in November. Now the video of their inspection is online.
Chaehyun Seo is only the second woman ever to onsight climb an 8c route. In La Morera de Montsant, Spain, the 19-year-old South Korean scored the 60-meter-long mega route L'Antagonista. On the same day she also managed the onsight ascent of Hidrofóbia (8b).
Shortly before his 41st birthday, Chris Sharma manages the onsight ascent of Route V for Vendetta (8c) in Siurana. The Spaniard's last onsight at this level was 13 years ago.
During a short trip to Spain, Adam Ondra managed to repeat the Furia de Jabali (9a +) sport climbing route. Ondra agrees with Schubert's opinion and rates the route as 9a+.
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