Sasha Digiulian is happy after climbing Era Bella, 9a
Björn Pohl - UKC, Apr 2012
© Big Up Productions American climber Sasha Digiulian, who is back in Catalunya, Spain, has done her second 9a sport route by repeating Chris Sharma's Era Vella* at Margalef.
Sasha got very close to doing it last time she was there back in March, but after falling close to the top, she decided to take a rest day. Then the weather turned bad and she wasn't given another chance. Until now.
According to a report on Big Up Productions' Facebook page, Sasha did it on her first go this trip, even though she by all likelihood was severely jet lagged. In total that means 6 days of effort went in to climbing the route.
*I just learned that the original name of the route "Era vella" ("old threshing floor" in
Catalan), is the name of Chris and Daila's home.
UPDATE: Footage of Sasha on the route: