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FRI NIGHT VID: Adam Ondra in the Rockies

Our Friday Night Video this week documents Adam Ondra's recent trip to the Canadian Rockies. The film gives a superb insight into what it takes to climb at the highest level, from the most mundane aspects such as skin management to the tactics Adam employs whilst onsighting. 8b warm ups and hard onsights are par for the course for Adam, although he admits that occasionally 'you can easily fall on 8c...'

Adam is sponsored by: Black Diamond, La Sportiva and Montura



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Agreed! There were also a pile of 8a+ onsights tossed around like candy. I watched, and then spoke to him about, the 8b+ slab onsight. He disagreed with the assessment of how difficult it would be to onsight. He felt...
Yeah so to recap: A new hard 9b - Disbelief A new 9a+ - Sacrifice Near onsight second ascent of a 9a - Honour and Glory Onsight of an 8c+ and an 8c - First Flight and Existence Mundane Onsight of an 8b+ slab that...
Strangely Disbelief did not make the news for some reason. Too bad he didn't do Fight Club but sounds like he had very limited time: One of the biggest goals I had for this trip Alexander Megos testpiece Fight Club...
I, for one, cannot wait for the footage of the eventual send. I was lucky enough to have watched him on "Disbelief" and it was some of the most alien movement I've seen on a rock climb. The intricacy of the footwork...

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