Pyrrhic victory by Bollinger?by Björn Pohl - UKC Nov/2010
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Pierre Bollinger, has made the FA of Pyrrhus, 9a, at Gauxberg, in the Alsace, France.
The route can be divided into three parts. A hard 13 move ~8b is directly followed by a three move 8A boulder crux and then a bad, but also badly needed, rest where you can chalk up for the first time. All that stands between you and the top now is a four move ~7B boulder. This doesn't mean it's over though, as one of those moves is really random, lacking a better word, and Pierre fell here twice before his successful redpoint.
Source: Escalade Alsace
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