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Pirmin Bertle on his route Le lézard communiste (8c/8c+) at the crag Jansegg, Gastlosen, Switzerland.
Photo by Pirmin Bertle
Pirmin Bertle on his route Le lézard communiste (8c/8c+) at the crag Jansegg, Gastlosen, Switzerland.
Photo by Pirmin Bertle
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Pirmin Bertle adds 8c+ to Jansegg in Swtizerland

29.10.2012 by Planetmountain

Pirmin Bertle has made the first ascent of Le lézard communiste (8c/8c+) at Jansegg, Gastlosen, Swtizerland

Outstanding autumn conditions proved the key to success for Swiss climber Pirmin Bertle who recently mande the first ascent of Le lézard communiste (8c/8c+) at Jansegg. This 40m wide, 15m high, slightly overhanging face located at 1800m opposite the famous Gastlosen ridge hosts calibre routes such as Trivial Pursuit (8b), Excellence (8c), Cryptocommunistes (8c) and Le roi lézard (8c+), and Bertle's latest creation is a logical leftwards finish to Le roi lézard. 15 attempts were needed to send these "crazy moves", and while the chosen exit offers a bouldery 7C+ crux, an even harder alternative holds an 8B/8B+ boulder which might well translate into a 9a+ sport climb. Next summer perhaps!



PIRMIN BERTLE ASCENTS
10/12 Le lézard communiste 8c/c+ Jansegg first ascent
03/12 Chromosome Y 9a Charmey first ascent
03/12 Chromosome X 9a Charmey first ascent
03/11 Jungle Speed 9a Siurana
09/10 Torture Physique 2.0 9a Gastlosen first ascent
07/10 Cabane au Canada 9a Rawyl
04/10 Force du rapport 9a Charmey first ascent
01/08 A muerte 9a Siurana
03/11 Chocolate caliente 8c+ Siurana
12/10 Devers Royale 8c+ Geyik Bayiri
12/10 Inshallah 8c+ Kalymnos
12/10 Gora Guta Gutarak 8c+ Kalymnos
10/10 Mehw Power 8c+ Gorges du Tarn first ascent
10/10 La part du diable 8c+ Céüse
05/10 Mega Grand Zebre 8c+ Gastlosen
09/09 I shot the sheriff 8c+ St. Georges
09/09 Projet X (sortie gauche) 8c+ St. Georges
09/09 Le roi lézard 8c+ Jansegg first ascent
03/09 Après heros 8c+ St. Triphon
03/09 E la nave va piu avanti 8c+ Lindental
08/07 Bah Bah Black Sheep 8c+ Céüse

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