The Swiss professional climber Alex Rohr connects the routes Alpenbitter (8c+/9a) and Renardo Rules (8c/8c+) to Oblivion in the Swiss climbing Mecca Gimmelwald. He rates his new tour with a hard boulder crux as 9a.
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).
first started route in Gimmelwald and finds: "Significantly harder than all 9a's I've done so far" - his suggestion is 9a +. As a reminder: Adam Ondra was unsuccessful on this test piece.
After a stay in Romania, Adam Ondra spent a few days in the Gimmelwald sport climbing area in the Bernese Oberland. The reason for his visit was sometimes a film shoot for ...