Alex Megos climbs Companion of Change, 9a+ in Zillertal

First step of Austrian tour

15 June 2017

After three days of work, Alex Megos repeated Companion of Change, 9a+ route at Bergstation, Zillertal, route opened by Austrian climber Jakob Schubert in 2015.

It’s first time for German champion in this part of Austria and this is the first step of a tour with Liam Lonsdale photographer to visit Tyrol, all thanks a project realized with Vertical Life Climbing.

Companion was bolted a first time by Markus Schwaiger and re-bolted by Gerhard Hörhager, two legendary Austrian climber, and view the FA in November teo year ago. For this, Jakob graded it just 9a before Alex ascent.

9a+ apart, Megos repeated also some classic like Love 2.1 and Dolby Surround, both 8c+ at Ewige Jagdgründe. Next stop Brixen stay tuned.

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