Keyword: Action Directe
Stefano Ghisolfi repeats the legendary 9a route Action Directe, Michael Piccolruaz scores Weisse Rose at the Schleierwasserfall.
Dylan Chuat's ring ligament injury seems to have healed. The Swiss climber recently subjected his fingers to a real endurance test and, among other things, repeated the Wolfgang Güllich classic Action Directe (9a) in the Franconian Jura.
After five days of planning, Buster Martin had what is probably the most famous route in the Franconian Jura in his pocket. Next to Alexander Megos, he is only the second climber to have climbed both Wolfgang Güllich's Action Directe and Ben Moon's Hubble - two absolute classics, often accompanied by the question of which was the world's first 9a.
In 2019, Hannes Huch accused the Swedish professional climber Said Belhaj of not having climbed Action Directe. The controversy occupied the climbing scene. What is the status of the Causa Belhaj today? We spoke to the two opponents Said Belhaj and Hannes Huch.
On April 24, 2021, Philipp Gassner climbed the legendary 9a route Action Directe. This video shows his ascent.
Is Action Directe the world's first 9a, or is it Hubble? Does history have to be rewritten? We spoke to Alexander Megos.
The latest episode of Actiontalk TV and LACRUX's BETA program is dedicated to historical climbing routes such as Action Directe, Hubble and Akira. In exclusive interviews with the German climbing professional Alex Megos and the controversial Frenchman Fred Rouhling, we investigate the question of whether climbing history needs to be rewritten and what about the confused history of the 9b route Akira.
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