The pitch grades are: 7c, 8a, 8b, 8a+, 7c+, 7c, 7a/b, 7b+, 7b, 7b, 6b+, creating a 400m route of exceptional difficulty. And although the grades are well established, Ondra commented on the 8a.nu site:
“The pitches are not as hard as claimed in my opinion.”
Two days after his epic on-sight of Hotel Supramonte, Adam then went on to make the first ascent of Campo Con Corvi (F9a), also in Sardinia, making this his twelfth route at the F9 grade.
Watch a trailer of the planetFear video of Steve McClure and Gaz Parry on Hotel Supramonte:
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