Ephyra 8C+ by Niky Ceria

Thursday, 19 November

I was by myself and yes, it was a bit scary. I practiced it with rope a couple of times. It was tricky but safe. But coming from the bottom I was shaking. So before starting I got back to the car to take more pads and I was always ready to fall properly. A nice process as I felt I had to stay focus also on the fall upthere in the mantle.

Here you have Niky Ceria's Insta comments after having done the second ascent of Jimmy Webb's Ephyra 8C+ in Chironico. The Italian, who also recently did The Story of Two Worlds 8C, has probably done a handfull 8C's but we never know as he the last four years never has included grades on his FAs or repeats.

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