VIDEO: 2nd ascent of Orbayuby Björn Pohl - UKC Oct/2011
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As reported here before, in August Nico Favresse and Adam Pustelnik made the first repeat of the Pou-brothers' Orbayu, a multi-pitch on Naranjo de Bulnes in the Picos de Europa, Spain.
Originally given 8c+/9a, Nico and Adam felt it was more like 8b+ or 8c.
It should be said the Pou-brothers, who have repeated many of the hardest multi-pitches around the world, still maintain their opinion about the grade.
Be it how it may, the repeaters praised the quality of the route and the vision of the Pous.
Adam Pustelnik and Nico Favresse are both sponsored by: Black Diamond
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