F8c+ First Ascent for 14 Year old Enzo Oddo

by Jack Geldard - Editor - UKC Jun/2009
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+Enzo Oddo on Enzobble Extension F8c+, 107 kb
Enzo Oddo on Enzobble Extension F8c+
UKC News, Jun 2009
© Phil Maurel / Nice-climb.com
French young-gun hits good form with multiple F8c+ ascents.

Enzo Oddo, the young French sport climbing star, has made swift work of the Céuse test pieces Dures Limites (F8c) and Ba Ba Black Sheep (F8c+), climbing the latter route in a single weekend.

He also added a new line to the Jurassic Park area of Gorge du Loup near Nice. Enzo has extended the route Zobble (F8c/8c+) moving left, crossing the route Nounours à la discotheque and leading to the anchor of PsychoPat.

Local climber and area expert Phil Maurel of Nice-Climb told UKClimbing.com:

"Like this, it's all natural and more resistant... and for sure 8c+"

The original finish of Zobble has sica holds which Enzo has now avoided with his extension. The name of the new route is Enzobble Extension F8c+.

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Enzo Oddo on Enzobble Extension F8c+
UKC News, Jun 2009
© Phil Maurel / Nice-climb.com


Thanks go to Phil Maurel of Nice-Climb for the photographs.


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