For a year now, Séb Berthe's Belgian crew has been raising eyebrows in the climbing scene. You make short work of established multi-pitch classics and devalue them. We spoke to Sébastien Berthe and the climbing legend Beat Kammerlander.
The Belgian repeats the line that Dave McLeod first started in 2014 on the north face of the Cima Ovest di Lavaredo. He connected the three hardest pitches and climbed 50 meters at a time through the large roof. He devalued the grade after his inspection.
Stefano Ghisolfi downgraded the 9c-Route bibliography by Alexander Megos to 9b +. We talked to Megos about it.
Stefano Ghisolfi devalues the route bibliography, originally 9c, which Alexander Megos started for the first time. His suggestion: 9b +.
The two German competition athletes Jan Hojer and Yannick Flohé climbed the 9a-Route Working Class within a single day. Both devalue the route to 8c +.
A few days ago the Frenchman Nico Pelorson succeeded in repeating the 9a boulder Soudain Seul. He suggests a rating of 8c +.
About a week ago, Adam Ondra stopped in the Friborgian sport climbing area Charmey, where Pirmin Bertle set up and first climbed some tough routes. At his…