March 2010 Blog Posts (7)

Adam Ondra is starting to bolt: his first bolted route is ... 9a !

" test of my new drill successful :-) "





Adam,



I really hope… Continue

Added by 9b on March 30, 2010 at 11:30pm — No Comments

For the fourth time, Adam Ondra is here ... again !

Adam is becoming a real "local" :-)

He's starting to understand well italian too !



New lines in a "secret" spot, 2 lines at "Cucchiaio", some others and hard boulders are waiting for him !





You can read about his previous
visits in our region (Lombardia, north of… Continue

Added by 9b on March 29, 2010 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Eternal flame, Nameless Tower (South Buttress, 6251m), Trango Towers, Pakistan

F.A. Gullich, Kurt Albert, 1989…



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Added by 9b on March 27, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

The art of envisioning, bolting, cleaning, climbing a route as starting a discussion with others

" I see climbing as very "conversational" and the experiences of climbers and climbing is primarily shared with others by talking about it.

You can video, take photos, and try to capture the experience, but it really comes down to expressing ourselves through words.

I like the idea of someone climbing my route, then sitting down so we can talk about it…

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Added by 9b on March 19, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Golpe de estado ! Adam Ondra, 2nd ascent: first confirmed 9b in sport climbing history

9 September 1995: Alexander Adler did the 2nd ascent of Action directe.



In the same year, Alex Huber climbed Open air, proposing 9a.





In 2008, Adam Ondra did the 2nd ascent of the route and suggested 9a+, so it can be considered as the first 9a+ in… Continue

Added by 9b on March 14, 2010 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Consolidare un appiglio con la resina ? Come ? (Se proprio si deve ... ;-)

USARE LA RESINA IN ARRAMPICATA ??









Il campione del sondaggio di 8a.nu, poco più di 1.000 voti, non è rappresentativo, ma indica due casi in cui può nascere la necessità di usare la resina:



PER FISSARE APPIGLI… Continue

Added by 9b on March 9, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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Alex Megos: fun first. Then ok, 9a on sight

Posted by 9b on March 27, 2013 at 5:30pm 2 Comments

Alex Megos is spending this year just climbing and having fun.

He was a student and, the next year, he will come back to study.

According to Adam Ondra, the most experienced 9as climber, Estado Critico, the route he climbed on sight is more than 8c+.…

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