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How hard and unique is the way to 9b

As Petr Pavlíček writes here (" ... The real reason why Adam is where he is now. No mystery, no magic... just what it is... which is quite simple! ") the new film with Adam Ondra is about hard, hard work.…


Added by 9b on January 19, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments

Isabelle Patissier

Her page.

Added by 9b on January 5, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The mode when it is potentially dangerous

" When it is potentially dangerous I’m scared but I think I’m mentally strong to get into the mode when you just switch off everything.

It is such a mode when I feel like I’m not even present in the action, that I’m somewhere away and that someone from outside is giving instructions to my body to make the moves. "…


Added by 9b on January 1, 2012 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Where rock climbing was going in 2011: where it will go in 2012 ?


Onsight: 8c+

Adam Ondra:



Added by 9b on December 25, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

9a boulder: the beauty of a challenge

Terranova, 8c+, 12 days

Gioia, 8c+, 11 days (F.A. in 2008)

Charon, 8c, 3 days and 30…


Added by 9b on December 8, 2011 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

Century Crack, Canyonlands, USA

F.A. with pre-placed gear (pinkpoint): Pete Whittaker and Tom Randall, at the start of October 2011

F.A. without pre-placed gear (placing 8 Friends and setting off with additional kilos strapped to the harness):…


Added by 9b on November 7, 2011 at 9:30am — 1 Comment

8c multi-pitch, Tsaranoro, Madagascar: "Dreams of Youth"

F.A. Martin Schindele, Lukas Binder, Philipp Hofmann and Tobias Baur, August 2011



6a+, 6b+, 7b+, 8a+, 8c, 8b, 8a, 8b+, 8c, 8b, 8a, 8b+, 8b+, 7c+, 6b, 7a, 7a, 6a.



Added by 9b on November 6, 2011 at 12:21am — No Comments

Shakti, Picco delle Aquile (Eagles Peak), Monte Coppolo, Val Nuvola, Trentino, Italy

F.A. Riccardo (Sky) Scarian, 2011/10/17

Bolted by Riccardo (Sky) Scarian from the ground.


7b, 7c+/8a, 8b+/8c, 8a, 7c+, 6b

200 mt.

(photo Riccardo Scarian)





Added by 9b on November 2, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

San Vito Lo Capo climbing festival: video report

Informations about San Vito cimbing area:…


Added by 9b on November 2, 2011 at 10:24am — No Comments

Himalayan Cerro Kishtwar F.A. for David Lama, Stefan Siegrist, Denis Burdet and Rob Frost

David Lama, Stefan Siegrist, Denis Burdet and Rob Frost opened "Yoniverse", NW Face of Cerro Kishtwar (6155m), Himalaya .

Siegrist and Burdet then ascended the nearby untouched 6040m peak White Saphire.


Added by 9b on October 30, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The Bawse Life

Added by 9b on October 23, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Climbing animals


Added by 9b on October 19, 2011 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Sicilia: dove arrampicare sull'acqua

Added by 9b on October 16, 2011 at 7:12pm — No Comments

Siurana, Margalef and Rodellar (Spain): viva la vida !

First Part:



Second part: from 01.50 to 4.15 you can see Daniel Jung on Jungle speed, 9a (and have a look around…


Added by 9b on September 28, 2011 at 1:29pm — 1 Comment

Limestone close to Wuhan, China

Great climbing 2 hours south of Wuhan, China. In Xianning at the Guishan reservoir. Single pitch sport climbs up to 33 meters on limestone in the mountains and shade all day. Maximum difficulty is 5.13a/b with several 5.10s to 5.12s. Great hot springs also.

Added by John E. Duran on September 27, 2011 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

2nd ascent of "Orbayu", Naranjo de Bulnes, Spain: the most difficult multipitch in the world ?

F.A. Iker and Eneko Pou, 2009.

13 pitches.


New pitches bolted by Pou brothers:

1: 8a+, 38 m, 6 bolts

2: 8a, 25 m, 3 bolts

3: 8a, 25 m, 5 bolts

4: 7a, 25 m, 3 bolts




Added by 9b on August 14, 2011 at 12:00pm — 5 Comments

Bouldering, sport and trad climbing updates and videos

Bouldering in South Africa:


- Topside  (Paul Robinson)




Added by 9b on July 27, 2011 at 2:54pm — No Comments

Silbergeier for Nina Caprez, congratulations !

After her boyfriend Cedric Lachat, also Nina Caprez has repeated her "dream line": Silbergeier.

" ... laughing when snowflakes started to fall on to the holds "



Now party !…


Added by 9b on July 4, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Ed ora ... forse il futuro, sfida e bellezza ... AMICIZIA, non un reality show !

" Fanculo ! ".

Adam sta imparando l'italiano.




Sta guidando la sua macchina in affitto e ha sbagliato strada per Archidona:


sembra che qualcuno gli abbia già insegnato le parolacce più usate in…


Added by 9b on July 3, 2011 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Alex Honnold Free Solos in Yosemite

After having climbed a couple of 8c's at The Jailhouse outside San Francisco, Alex Honnold made a couple of mind blowing free solos.


On the morning of June 13, 2011, in eight minutes he made the first…


Added by 9b on June 16, 2011 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

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Sell on 9b your climbing topos to other world climbers !

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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