Action directe in Italian...

...or "when in Rome". What do you do if you want to climb Action directe, 9a, but live too far from Frankenjura to be bothered doing the "real thing". Well, if your name is Matteo Gambaro, you find your own piece of rock of similar style and difficulty and start working. Three months later, you succeed, call it Azione diretta and rate it 9a. Not that imaginative perhaps, but I love it!

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