Patrik Aufdenblatten manages the first replay of Super Finale (9a) in Rawyl

About a week ago, Valais rider Patrik Aufdenblatten managed the first repetition of one of the toughest routes in the Rawyl sports climbing area: Super Finale (9a).

The announcement of a 9a redpoint ascent is no longer a big sensation these days. In case of Patrik Aufdenblatten But the prerequisites are not the same as for most climbing professionals: He leads that Restaurant Valaiscan in Zermatt, works at least 100% and still finds enough time to achieve peak performance on the rock.

Super final - check!

The latest coup of Patrik: He succeeded in the first repetition of the route Super final (9a) in Rawyl. The route was set up by Bertrand Martenet and first climbed by Adam Ondra on July 17, 2017. Patrik started planning the route at the end of March this year. “I was in for a total of five days Super final and made three to four attempts at a time, ”explains Patrik to LACRUX. When asked why he opted for this line, Patrik replies: “I have except for the Rawyl Cabane au Canada (9a) and Hyper Finale (9a +) all difficult routes climbed. Cabane I don't like the style (indoor climbing) that much. " Super final however, he is very good. The line begins with an 7c bouldering area followed by a dynamic train. Further up then follows a rest position, where you can relax for the second boulder point of the route.

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Further heavy ascent by Fabian Borter

Another significant commemoration in Rawyl goes to the account of Fabian Borter, On Wednesday last week he managed the redpoint walk of the Rawyl classic Cabane au Canada (9a).

Fabian Borter at Cabane au Canada at Rawyl
Fabian Borter in Cabane au Canada at Rawyl (Photo Flo Mag)

 

Important note: Please follow the parking ban in Rawyl!

Parking ban introduced in the climbing area Rawyl

Credits: Titelbild Patrik Aufdenblatten

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