With Action Directe, Goldrake, Underground to name just three, the Italian climber Stefano Carnati has proven he can climb 9a. This video is dedicated not to these climbs, but to this mythical grade in sport climbing.
Lukas Irmler descends into the French cave Gouffre Berger and slacklines 500 meters underground.
The report by Italian climber Jacopo Larcher who repeated Underground, the 9a sports climb freed in 1998 by Manfred Stuffer at Massone close to Arco (Lake Garda – Trentino), Italy.
Out of the ordinary mountaineering in Slovenia: Luca Vallata recalls the ascent, carried out together with Matteo Rivadossi and Andrea Tocchini, of one of the longest and most continuous ice climbs in the Eastern Alps. The icefall is not located in the mountains, but inside a mountain, namely in the Brezno pod Velbom cave at 2050m altitude, on the Slovenian side of Mount Canin.
On 21/03/2015 Alexander Feichter redpointed the classic 9a sport climbing test Underground 9a at Massone, Arco, Italy.
At Massone, Arco, Italy, Silvio Reffo has repeated the sports climb Underground 9a.
Italian climber Gabriele Moroni has repeated Underground 9a at Massone, Arco.
Yesterday 20-year-old Domen Skofic repeated Underground 9a at Arco.
Stefano Ghisolfi climbs Underground 9a at Arco while at Champorcher Niccolò Ceria and Gabriele Moroni have made the first ascents of the boulder problems Gliese 581 8B+ and Minorenni a carico 8B.
Czech climber Adam Ondra talks to Planetmountain about the sport climbs he has failed to climb. Hubble, Three Degrees of Separation, Underground and many more.
On 18 April, one of the leading Polish rock climbers Lukasz Dudek climbed the Arco classic - Underground 8c+/9a at Massone, Italy.
On 25 May Cristian Brenna managed to make the seventh redpoint of Underground 8c+/9a at Massone (Arco, Italy).
Christian Bindhammer sends two of Italy’s hardest, the classic Underground 9a and Alberto Gnerro's brand new Ground Zero 9a.
Hirayama redpoints seventh 8c+ at Massone, Italy