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Stefano Carnati repeating Action Directe, the world's first 9a freed by Wolfgang Güllich at Waldkopf in Frankenjura nel 1991.
Photo by Adriano Carnati

Action Directe Frankenjura / Stefano Carnati video


The video by Stefano Carnati climbing Action Directe, the famous 9a first ascended by Wolfgang Güllich in 1991 in Frankenjura, Germany.

In June 2016 Italy’s Stefano Carnati repeated Action Directe, Wolfgang Güllich's absolute masterpiece located at the Waldkopf crag in Germany’s Frankenjura which happened to celebrate it’s 25th anniversary later that year. The perfect prow is one of the most sought after sport climbs in the world and after about 60 attempts Carnati, two days after turning 18, completed "the end of a dream that was turning into an obsession!"

Action Directe (9a), Waldkopf, Frankenjura (GER)
1. Wolfgang Güllich, Germany (14/09/1991) - First ascent
2. Alexander Adler, Germany (1995)
3. Iker Pou, Spain (2000)
4. Dave Graham, USA (2001)
5. Christian Bindhammer, Germany (2003)
6. Richard Simpson, UK (2005) - contested
7. Dai Koyamada, Japan (2005)
8. Markus Bock, Germany (2005)
9. Kilian Fischhuber, Austria (2006)
10. Adam Ondra, Czech Republic (2008)
11. Patxi Usobiaga, Spain (2008)
12. Gabriele Moroni, Italy (2010)
13. Jan Hojer, Germany (2010)
14. Adam Pustelnik, Poland (2010) 
15. Felix Knaub, Germany (2011) 
16. Rustam Gelmanov, Russia (2012) 
17. Alexander Megos, Germany (2014) 
18. Felix Neumärker, Germany (2015)
19. Julius Westphal, Germany (2015)
20. Stefano Carnati, Italy (2015)
21. David Firnenburg, Germany (2016)
22. Stephan Vogt, Germany (2017)
23. Simon Lorenzi, Belgium (2017)
24. Said Belhaj, Sweden (2018) - contested
25. Stefan Scarperi, Italy (2018)

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Action Directe, Wolfgang Güllich's 25-year-old Frankenjura masterpiece
Action Directe, Wolfgang Güllich's 25-year-old Frankenjura masterpiece
Action Directe was established by Wolfgang Güllich on 14 September 1991 at Waldkopf in Germany's Frankenjura. The route set new new standards in sport climbing and now, precisely twenty-five years after the first ascent, Planetmountain.com takes a step back in time to discover more about one of the most famous sport climbs in the world and the man who made it happen.
Stefano Carnati climbs Action Directe in the Frankenjura
Stefano Carnati climbs Action Directe in the Frankenjura
18 year-old Italian climber Stefano Carnati has repeated Action Directe, the legendary 9a sport climb established by Wolfgang Güllich in Germany’s Frankenjura in 1991.




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