The end of his Spain trip could not be better: Jakob Schubert climbs the route Victims del Futur (XNUMXa) in flash style. Considering the grade of the route he proposes XNUMXc + / XNUMXa.
Less than a week ago Jakob Schubert redpointed Perfecto Mundo (9b +), one of the hardest routes in the world. It was the first route in this degree for the 28 year old. Buoyed by this success, he set another ambitious goal: he wanted to make a 9a route in flash style. Flash means that he or she can look at the route and obtain information about their moves from a third party, but must not try the locations or trains of the route.
As route chose Jacob Victims del Futur in the Margalef climbing area. The route was from the Spaniard Ramon Julian Puigblanque First time 2015 as 8c. After some grips broke out, the route was rated 9a by the repeaters.
Anghelo Bernal gives Jakob Schubert information about the route Victimes del Futur
Before his flash attempt exchanged Jakob Schubert with the Colombian Anghelo Bernal, who is planning the route. Anghelo gave Jakob detailed information on the individual moves and supported the Austrian during his flash inspection. After the ascent Jakob Schubert said that the route is more in the category 8c + / 9a.
“A huge thank you goes to Anghelo Bernal, who gave me the perfect beta and support for my Flash tour. What a crazy trip. Now I give my body a 10-day break before I work on my speed climbing skills. "Jakob Schubert