You must have seen this: Alex Megos in Ratstaman Vibrations and a ticklist to marvel at

At the end of July, Alexander Megos made the first ascent of Ratstaman Vibrations (9b). Now there's the video for it. Since this success in Ceüse, the German professional climber can hardly be stopped. In October in Margalef he scored 14 routes between 8c and 9b within three weeks.

This summer solved Alexander Megos. reported Rattaman Vibrations (9b) one of the toughest open projects in the French climbing Mecca Ceuse. Established by none other than Chris Sharma, the extremely powerful line in the Face du Rat sector mercilessly rejected all aspirants for over a decade. The following video shows how the strong German managed to decipher the route.

Video: Alexander Megos on the first ascent of Ratstaman Vibrations (9b)

Megos in Margalef: An impressive ticklist

Alexander Megos spent three weeks this autumn in Margalef and scored difficult routes like there was no tomorrow. Among other things, he managed the first ascent of The Full Journey (9b) or the hat trick Off the tractor (8c) Patan el villano (8c, flash) and Patatas el villano (8c +, FA) within a few hours. Below is the full ticklist of the 29-year-old:

  • The Full Journey 9b (FA)
  • Chan Chan Bastards 9a+/b (DOES)
  • Pink Patatas 9a+ (FA)
  • Red Ram 9a+ (3rd go)
  • Gancho Perfecto 9a/+
  • The Journey P1 9a
  • Patatas Pantera 9a (FA)
  • Perfect Passat 9a
  • Pink Pantera 8c+
  • Patatas el villano 8c+ (FA)
  • Patata's Satan 8c+ (FA)
  • Off the Tractor 8c
  • Patan Satan 8c
  • Patan el villano 8c (Flash)

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