Pyrrhic victory by Bollinger?

by Björn Pohl - UKC Nov/2010
This news story has been read 3,804 times

Pierre Bollinger, has made the FA of Pyrrhus, 9a, at Gauxberg, in the Alsace, France.

The route can be divided into three parts. A hard 13 move ~8b is directly followed by a three move 8A boulder crux and then a bad, but also badly needed, rest where you can chalk up for the first time. All that stands between you and the top now is a four move ~7B boulder. This doesn't mean it's over though, as one of those moves is really random, lacking a better word, and Pierre fell here twice before his successful redpoint.

Source: Escalade Alsace

Pierre Bollinger on Pyrrhus, 9a
© Yann Corby
Forums ( Read more )
This has been read 3,804 times