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Alex Megos manages the first ascent of The Full Journey (9b) in the Spanish climbing mecca of Margalef. The day before, within a few hours, he landed Off the Tractor (8c), Patan el villano (8c, flash) and Patatas el villano (8c +, FA).
In a recently published video, Magnus Midtbo attempted the most difficult boulder on the Kilterboard. Now Alexander Megos and Chris Hanke are doubling with a new video.
We accompanied Alexander Megos at the European Championships and looked into the question: does our sport have a problem with route setting?
From September 2nd to 3rd, 2022, the climbing elite will meet for the Lead World Cup in Koper, Slovenia. Here you will find the most important information and live streams for the competition.
On the second qualifying day of the European Climbing Championships, the men competed in lead climbing and the women in bouldering. Janja Garnbret also dominated the competition in this discipline, while Alexander Megos made himself a birthday present for the men.
The German climbing pro Alexander Megos causes a stir with another extreme first ascent in the climbing Mecca Ceüse: Ratstaman Vibrations. Drilled in 2012 by Chris Sharma in the Face de Rat sector, the line has been attempted by numerous top climbers and traded as a potential 9c. Megos keeps quiet about the level of difficulty and speaks of one of the best routes in the 9b range.
If that doesn't bode well for the second Lead World Cup of the season in Villars. During a flying visit to the Gimmelwald climbing area, Alexander Megos quickly scored Renardo Rules (8c, flash), El Molinero (8c+, in the second go), Goldfinger (8c, in the third go) and Schweizer Franken (8b+, in the fourth go).
Seb Bouin recently opened the world's second 9c with DNA. On the occasion of this historical ascent, we have compiled a list of the most difficult climbing routes in the world from grade 9b for you. The compilation is continuously updated.
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