Robbie Phillips has made the third ascent of Dave MacLeod's 2001 route Achemine E9 6c at Dumbarton Rock near Glasgow. The line received its second ascent by visiting Austrian climber Babsi Zangerl in 2016.
French climber Seb Bouin has made the first ascent of a new 9b/+ at Pic Saint-Loup, France. The route is 50m in total and breaks down into a 9a+, followed by a Font 8A+ boulder problem. He has named the route Beyond Integral.