Thibault Lair proposes 9a grade also for Nilsbru by Dani Andreada
Second ascent and new grade for this route at Rodellar05 July 2018
Interesting ascent for the French climber Thibault Lair that at Rodellar did the first repeat of Nilsbru, route opened by Dani Andrada and originally graded 8c+, that for mih is a 9a.
"I am very happy for this climb which cost me a lot of physical but above all mental energy," said Thibault. "A hold on the crux went down, now it is harder and it also cost me a 15 meters long fall. Initially I was thinking of an intense 8c+ but in retrospect I found it harder than Così Fan Tutte for example or La Der Des Der Extension. So I propose the 9th, waiting for other climbers.”
And as for proposals, the other 9a of Thibault are also such. The Minute de rési and La Hija de la Luna are waiting while his first, Soul Surfer in Bielsa, has been repeated by some climbers including Manu Lopez and Dani Fuertes who have scaled down to 8c +. We'll see…