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Usobiaga sends La Rambla (9a+ / 5.15a)


Submitted by admin on 2007-11-29 | Last Modified on 2007-11-30

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On November 27th, reigning World Cup Champion Patxi Usobiaga made the 5th ascent of La Rambla (9a+ / 5.15a) in Siurana, Spain. Patxi needed only 9 tries to conquer the route.

Previous ascentionists were Ramón Julián (first ascent), Edu Marín, Chris Sharma and Andreas Bindhamer.

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 JAB
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 2007-11-29
If previous ascents were made by Ramón Julián, Edu Marín, Chris Sharma and Andreas Bindhamer, wouldn't this be the 5th ascent, and not the 3rd?
 ddt
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 2007-11-30
Ah... indeed. Sorry, my mistake. I corrected it.
 jcrew
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 2007-11-30
what about sharma's new 9a+? is this site now going to report all the high end sends? or is that best left to 8a.nu?
 yokese
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 2007-12-03
And apparently he had some energy left and redpointed "Estado critico", another 9a (5.14d) that very same day.
http://www.desnivel.com/object.php?o=16392
 charman
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 2007-12-09
and 3 routes more onsight, In Montsant, then another 5.15a in Santa lynia and then another 14.d and finally the FA of Fuck the police bolted by Dani Andrada
 yokese
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 2007-12-18
And he just have onsighted "Bizi euskaraz", 8c+ (5.14c)... not bad, not bad... Hardest onsight ever. The guy is on a roll.

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