Da Lavaredo a Voralp: Berthe stupisce ancora

9a con Speed integral

pochi giorni dopo aver l’ha ripetuto velocissimo bellavista di Huber in Lavaredo, il belga Sebastien Berthe, sulla via del ritorno verso casa, passa senza problemi dalla montagna alla falesia ripetendo il capolavoro di Kammerlander e Lachat, Speed integral 9a

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About 25 minutes of fight: I could not really speed my way up while sending "Speed Intégral" 9a ✔️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 4 days last year + 3 days this week and about 12 tries were needed to overcome what seems to be my first 9a (as 'La Cabane au Canada' in Rawyl is more probably 8c+). So psyched about it!!! 🤗 🤩⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This endurance testpiece on small holds was bolted in 1995 by @kammerlander_beat as a solid 8c+ and @cedriclachat added an extension in 2011 and proposed 9a. I would describe it as a real MASTERPIECE! Sustained like no other, all moves are great! As the name indicates you can't really slow down and hesitate or you find yourself falling completely pumped.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Even if I am not sure that the extension really adds a + to the 8c+ (I fought on the extension part while sending but never fell there), it felt harder than all the routes I climbed. I am not experienced in the 9th but I guess it is close to it. Future will tell but maybe I will have the chance to climb my first 9a a third time 😂⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Thank you David for these few days! Our climbing days and your support were in gold, let's meet us soon in the center of the universe 😉 Thanks to the local climbers for their encouragements and warm welcome @tobiasbitschnau 🙏⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Riding a good wave these days, I hope I don't get swallowed too fast 🏄‍♂️ 🤞⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Ps: a bad picture 📷 implies the least bad filter 😅⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ @scarpa_de @lecomte.alpirando @patagoniaeurope @petzl_official @revolutionclimbingteam @escalpades

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