5.15a, 5.14d FAs for Ondra


Adam Ondra climbs Golpe de Estado (9b/5.15b) in Siurana, Spain. Photo by Vojtech Vrzba

5.15a, 5.14d FAs for Ondra

9/7/10 - News link: Czech climber Adam Ondra has opened two new routes that were bolted by Frenchman Sylvain Millet in the Biographie sector of Céüse. Ondra is calling L'etrange ivresse des lenteurs 5.15a and Cadre nouvelle 5.14d. L'etrange is more than 130 feet tall, and Cadre is a variant of the classic Le Cadre, trending leftward of the original line before connecting back at the top of the route.

Ondra has now climbed four routes 5.15a or harder, including Chris Sharma's Golpe de Estado (5.15b) and Goldrake and Marina Superstar, both 5.15a. He has done at least 16 routes at 5.14d.

Dates of ascent: September 4-5, 2010

Sources: Kairn.com, 8a.nu