On Saturday, November 7th, 2020, the French Julia Chanourdie climbed a route with the degree of difficulty 9b as the third woman in the world. This video introduces Julia Chanourdie and shows her on route Eagle-4 (9b).

In the video, the young French woman talks about the appeal of planning such a difficult route, the way to the red point ascent and the mental and physical hurdles. The Eagle-4 route was first climbed by Adam Ondra (first ascent) and Hugo Parmentier before Julia Chanourdie.

Julia Chanourdie inspecting Eagle-4 (9b) in Saint Léger du Ventoux (France)

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Credits: Cover picture Marc Daviet