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 climbing history
Yesterday, Adam Ondra did the 2nd ascent of Golpe
, after Jumbo love
, the second 9b proposition from Chris Sharma.
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Adam didn't use a broken hold Chris Sharma used, in the upper part (in common with Estado critico
(Photo by Vojtech Vrzba)
So, Golpe de estado is the first "100 % 9b" for Adam, 17 years old.
At the same time, it's the first time the magical 9b grade is (repeated and) confirmed:
from Vojtech Vrzba
another positive step into the interesting exploration of human limits on the rock.
Thank You Chris and Adam !