F.A. Adam Taylor, november 2011, after 2 years of trying

Direct start (about 8b boulder) to Southern Smoke.

( Old Joe Kinder photo showing Southern Smoke Direct as the dotted line that leads into “New Joint”)

Suggested grade: 9a+

2nd ascent: Adam Ondra flash (2012/10/29).

Using a sequence for the bottom boulder problem easier than that one Taylor used.

Sheltered from a pouring rain.

Suggested grade: 9a, "benchmark".

1st 9a flash in sport climbing history.

Daniel Woods Jon Cardwell witnessed the ascent.
They have been working the route and, together with Cedric Lachat, confirm the grade is 9a.

The ascent was filmed and it will be published by the French TV Journal

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Posted by 9b on March 1, 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

27cragsclimbervoice8a and many others are amazing sites, but sometimes, expecially if you worked a lot to envision, bolt, clean routes or boulders, you want to monetize a little your efforts.

9b can help you in this aim.


As you can see here, in 9b there are many " topo groups ".


You can add a discussion in every "topo group".

In your discussion you can edit and publish your own climbing topoguide, as a "paywall", a "destination page", requiring climbers their payment by credit card or paypal to access and read, even on SMARTPHONES (iphones, android phones, ...)


After having paid, climbers can see, save and print your climbing topoguide.


In this discussion you can add:


1) PHOTOS regarding one specific SECTOR (of routes or bouldering, dws lines)


a) "PHOTO topo":

It's very easy to edit a photo topo:

- upload a photo of a rock in a topo group discussion

- drawn the lines

- write names and grades (an example…



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