Keyword: onsight inspection
The 22-year-old professional climber Laura Rogora manages the onsight ascent of an 8c route with Ajo Crudo as the third woman.
On March 24, 2013, a murmur went through the climbing world when the then 19-year-old Alex Megos managed the world's first onsight ascent of a 9a climbing route with Estado Critico. An achievement that not only made the Franconian famous all of a sudden, but also significantly influenced his path as a climber.
Chaehyun Seo is only the second woman ever to onsight climb an 8c route. In La Morera de Montsant, Spain, the 19-year-old South Korean scored the 60-meter-long mega route L'Antagonista. On the same day she also managed the onsight ascent of Hidrofóbia (8b).
This video shows Adam Ondra's onsight ascent of the 8c+ route Solitary Souls in the Le Piazzole climbing area near Arco.
In his latest video, Czech climbing pro Adam Ondra reveals what has fascinated him about onsight climbing since childhood. Luckily for him, there are still sectors in the Arco climbing paradise that he doesn't know. In Braboletta (8b) and L'occhio Della Tigre (8a+) he can show that he is quite good at this form of climbing.
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