Quick Hitters:  Sport & Trad FAs In France & The U.S.

Quick Hitters: Sport & Trad FAs In France & The U.S.

PlanetMountain reports that Adam Ondra has succeeded in doing the FA of Jungle Boogie,  a likely 5.15a in Céüse, France.  You can see some footage of Enzo Oddo working the line here.

Meanwhile, Jonathan Siegrist did an FA of his own in Céüse when he climbed Coraux de la Vie for which he’s suggested a grade of 5.14c.

Here in the U.S., Planetmountain reports that Cody Roth climbed a 5.14a/b sport route using natural gear in New Mexico.

Climbing.com has the story on 57-year-old Arno Ilgner freeing a 40-foot roof crack near the Obed in Tennessee.

And lastly, Rock & Ice has the story on how Andrew Gearing has been raising the bar in the Red River Gorge by freeing multiple hard trad routes including a 5.14- at Eastern Skybridge Ridge.

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2 Responses to Quick Hitters: Sport & Trad FAs In France & The U.S.

  1. Jasin June 7, 2012 at 6:05 pm #

    Andrew GEARing, what a great name for a trad climber.

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