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Ondra Attempts World's Hardest Route?Video

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Adam Ondra on a 9b+ project at Flatanger, Norway  © Screen Shot from video
The huge granite cave at Flatanger, Norway is a current climbing hotspot, with top climbers from all over the world hanging out there right now putting up new routes of the highest difficulty.

It didn't take Adam Ondra long to get in on the action (see previous UKC News) and now the young Czech has spent two days bolting his own line, which he estimates might be 9b+.

In this video we see Adam talking about the cave, and also trying the first half of his new super-project.

Good luck Adam!

VIDEO: Adam Ondra 9b+ Project


Adam Ondra is sponsored by: Black Diamond, Montura, La Sportiva, Beal and Hudy Sports


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Adam started climbing at about the same time he learned to walk. He hasn't stopped ever since.

When 8 years old, Adam onsighted routes graded 7b+ (5.12c). At age 13 he climbed his first 9a (5.14d).

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17 Jul, 2012
At first glance I thought he was on Mecca
17 Jul, 2012
jeez, pause at 3:01 in. What is that meathook he's holding up?! He's got 5 thumbs. Cool to see some ultra-hard routes going up on granite
17 Jul, 2012
We sailed up that coast last summer - there is a long line of huge sea caves (well above the sea nowadays) there - the potential is almost endless. Chris
17 Jul, 2012
Rephrase hardest sport route?
17 Jul, 2012
The route with the hardest climbing, then. And by some margin.
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