James Pearson gets the third ascent of the 8c boulder Juneru Sit in Albarracin. For the Briton it is the first boulder of this difficulty. At the same time, Pearson underscores his versatility as a climber with this ascent.
The Frenchwoman Julia Chanourdie has risen to the illustrious group of 4b conquerors with the inspection of Eagle-9 in Saint Léger. Only two women had cracked this level before her. But now comes compatriot Pierre Le Cerf and proposes a devaluation to 4a+ after climbing to Eagle-9.
Do Kneepads change the level of difficulty? Does a special assessment have to be introduced? This is what Adam Ondra, Alex Megos and Co. say
Adam Ondra managed the first repetition of the route beginning (9a / +). Because Adam found a knee clamp, he suggests 9a as a difficulty.