/ NEWS: VIDEO: Chris Sharma on Golpe De Estado 9b?

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Michael Ryan - on 18 Dec 2008
Chris Sharma has managed to make the first ascent of Golpe de Estado in the El Pati-sector of Siurana, Spain; a possible new 9b.

Josh Lowell from Big Up Productions just got in touch with us:

"We just posted the segment of Chris working on Golpe De Estado from Dosage V. It's on our site as a free clip so people can check out what the climbing is like now that he's done it. Would be great if you guys want to link over. We als...

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Cragdog al - on 18 Dec 2008
In reply to Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com: interesting post climb chat, 'ill either do allof them, one of them, or none of them!'. But great climbing though. i like all the power screams.
Lord_ash2000 - on 18 Dec 2008
Great climbing, but what has he done to the end of his rope? :)
Ged Desforges - on 18 Dec 2008
hells bells that looks hard. Has anyone else (Andrada, Graham, Julien etc) been trying this line too? Is he at a different level to those boys or just trying different stuff?
jas wood - on 18 Dec 2008
In reply to Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com:
i,ve seen clips of hard climbing but that sloping lip with no feet in un believable !

route looks very very hard.
James Oswald - on 18 Dec 2008
In reply to Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com:
Very impressive. Not much in what I call the "good holds department".
But i guess it is 9b...........
James Oswald - on 24 Dec 2008
In reply to Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com:
I assume the crux is the part where he falls off?
krank - on 24 Dec 2008
In reply to james oswald:
Nope, the crux is that easy bit where he has a rest and starts writing his xmas cards
James Oswald - on 24 Dec 2008
In reply to Mick Ryan - UKClimbing.com:
I was referring to the technical crux not the redpoint crux by the way.
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seagull on 24 Dec 2008
In reply to james oswald:

I don't know but as the bit he falls off seems to be near the top I'd guess no as the route is a 9a into an 8c+ so the hardest moves are likely to be in the direct start bit. This is total guesswork though!

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