Top climb: Eternit and others 9th
The weekly 9as20 November 2021
The latest news from the 9th club.
Main news: Ale Zeni is still the greatest slab climber in the world! After climbing the first 9b on slab ever, the connection between Bimbaluna and Bain de Sang, the climber from Centro Sportivo Esercito has re-freed Eternit, an historical route by Manolo, proposing 9a+. Few infos but… An interview will follow!
Christof Rauch has climbed Intermezzo XY gelöst, the famous 9a in Plombergstein opened by the legendary Klem Loskot. This route has become really knonw because of the flash ascent by Alex Megos few months ago. Christof spent just two sessions on the route. Few days before, he has also climbed Frontman Deluxe, also 9a, in Allgäu crag.
German 26 years old David Firnenburg has been able to send Finite Infinity in Interlaken, the 10th 9a or harder route in his career. David is also really famous for his great results in competition, specially in boulder world cup.
The young and strong Illya Bakhmet-Smolenskyi has come back in a magical place for him: Turkey. In Citdibi Illya has established two new FAs: Bat wings (8c+) and Super Goliath (8c).
Talking about iconical place, we have to speak about the latest FA by Will Bosi. In Raver Tor, Will Bosi has climbed an old project: Brandenburg Gate. For this route, Will proposes the 9a+ grade!
In the end, the young olympian Colin Duffy is also a 9a man. In Hurricave, in USA, he has climbed Life of Villains. After an almost ascent during his first trip, he has checked the moves and he has climbed it at his first try.
From athletes’ IG pages