/ NEWS: INTERVIEW: Jernej Kruder about Es Pontas

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UKC News - on 02 Nov 2016
Jernej Kruder on Es Pontas, 9?, Mallorca, Spain, 3 kbAfter Jernej Kruder made the coveted 2nd ascent of Chris Sharma's Es Pontas, I caight up with the strong Slovenian and asked him some questions.



Do you remember when you first heard about Es Pontas? Has it been a dream of your's to climb it, or was it  more of a coincidence that you...

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stp - on 02 Nov 2016
In reply to UKC News:

Great effort and an interesting interview.

It's interesting that he chose to use a rope on the upper bit though. I wonder if this is the start of a new trend where DWS's become more like headpoints, practiced first with a top rope, then soloed after.
Michael Gordon - on 02 Nov 2016
In reply to stp:

Hmmm, hardly a new trend! Often seems to be the case with FAs, with repeaters later trying for first ground (sea) up ascents.

Anyone know if Sharma did this in similar style, or?
pencilled in on 03 Nov 2016
In reply to Michael Gordon:
Nice wee bit of insight there and typically modest around the grade.
Sounds like he did it for the climbing. Good interview.
bensilvestre - on 04 Nov 2016
In reply to UKC News:

Yeah also wondering if sharma ground upped this

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