La Rambla Extension climbed at F9a+

source 8a.nu Mar/2003
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8a.nu reports that Ramón Juliá has made the first ascent of La Rambla Extension at Siurana, Spain. Juliá has given it a grade of 9a+, making it a contender for the hardest sport route in the world alongside Akira, Orujo and Realization. Ramón sent the route on his 4th try last week, after a total of 40-50 redpoint attempts. Recently, he sent Kinematic (9a) after only 5 tries, making him well qualified to give his route the top grade.
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