Adam Ondra took his buddy's suggestion seriously and climbed the route Odin's Eye (8c +) backwards. This video shows his incredible ascent.
Adam Ondra go side projects in his favorite area Flatanger slowly out. During the planning of Project Big, he hardly has any "simple routes" that he can clip briefly on the side. Ondra understands such routes as routes in the upper eighth French degree, such as Odin's Eye.
Exactly this route was projected by his buddy Denis Pail, as Ondra ProjectBig tried. As Ondra When Pail complained about his lack of side projects, the latter joked that he should climb Odin'y Eye backwards.
What was initially more of a joke than a serious suggestion from his buddy quickly became a challenge that Ondra couldn't get out of his head. On the last day of his stay he then got serious - and got off at the deflector Odin'y Eye into the route to climb it in reverse.
Video: Adam Ondra backwards ascent of Odin's Eye (8c +) in Flatanger
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Credits: Cover picture Adam Ondra | ao productions