Adam Ondra - F9a - Second Go

Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)  © Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)
© Vojtech Vrzba

Adam Ondra has made the second ascent of Markus Bock's Der heilige Gral, (F9a), at the Kolosseum, in the Frankenjura, Germany.

Adam climbed this F9a route on his second try.

Markus Bock first climbed this 22m route back in 2005.

Photo Gallery: Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a), by Vojtech Vrzba

Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)  © Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)
© Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)  © Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)
© Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)  © Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)
© Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)  © Vojtech Vrzba
Adam Ondra on Der heilige Gral (F9a)
© Vojtech Vrzba

Extra thanks go to Vojtech Vrzba for these photographs.


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17 Sep, 2009
Amazing stuff! Between him and Patxi it can't be long before 9a gets onsighted surely.
17 Sep, 2009
The skinny kid is getting muscles now!
17 Sep, 2009
Aargh! and is that a pinky mono?!
17 Sep, 2009
He seems to be racking up F9as with apparent ease these days. I wonder when he is going to raise the bar and bring F9b into regular use ?
17 Sep, 2009
Probably when he starts actually trying?
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