9a/+ FA in the Verdon by Bouinby Björn Pohl - UKC Aug/2011
This news story has been read 3,521 times
Sébastien Bouin has made a couple of FA:s in the Verdon Gorge lately.
In the La Ramirole cave, he managed to free a ~50m line right through the middle of the cave
He feels that this route is considerably harder than 3P (PPP), the 9a he made the 2nd ascent of in the Galetas sector, and suggests 9a/+ hoping that others will confirm it.
The other FA in the same sector was easier but still difficult. An 8c/+ with two boulder cruxes separated by some endurance climbing.
Sébastien Bouin is sponsored by: Five Ten